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Author Sinclair, Alison, 1946-

Title Sex and society in early twentieth-century Spain : Hildegart Rodríguez and the World League for Sexual Reform / Alison Sinclair
Published Cardiff [Wales] : University of Wales Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages)
Series Iberian and Latin American studies
Iberian and Latin American studies.
Contents Series Editors' Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Face of Reform in Europe and the Spanish Case; Conception of Reform; Growing up under the Dictatorship; Coming to Maturity and the Limits of Tolerance; Hildegart's 'child', the Spanish Liga; The Liga Speaks; Writing to the 'fairy god'; Filicide: Perfection and Eugenic Death; Hildegart's Letters; Brief Bio-Bibliographical Guide to FiguresMentioned in the Text; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book examines issues of sex and society in early twentieth-century Spain, and does so by using a specific case history, namely that of Hildegart Rodríguez (1914-1933) who came to be one of the central players in the Spanish chapter of the World League for Sexual Reform (WLSR). In all its diversity and with all its inbuilt contradictions the movement provides the complex backcloth for understanding the nature and activity of Hildegart, while her life in its turn demonstrates how the divers strands of the movement led to paradox and conflict. In addition to this Hildegart's correspondence w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-243) and index
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SUBJECT Hildegart, 1914-1933.
Hildegart, pseud
Hildegart, 1914-1933. fast (OCoLC)fst01801009
Rodríguez, Hildegart. swd
Subject World League for Sexual Reform.
SUBJECT World League for Sexual Reform
World League for Sexual Reform. fast (OCoLC)fst01527290
Subject Sexual ethics -- Spain -- History -- 20th century
Women -- Spain -- Social conditions
PSYCHOLOGY -- Human Sexuality.
SELF-HELP -- Sexual Instruction.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Spain & Portugal.
Women -- Social conditions
Sexual ethics.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780708324707
Other Titles Hildegart Rodríguez and the World League for Sexual Reform