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Author May, Elaine Tyler.

Title America and the pill : a history of promise, peril, and liberation / Elaine Tyler May
Published New York : Basic Books, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (vii, 214 pages)
Contents Mothers of invention -- The population bomb -- Bedfellows -- The sexual revolution -- A pill for men? -- Questioning authority -- The pill today
Summary A revealing new look at the groundbreaking form of contraception that enabled women to control their lives and transform the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-199) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Birth control -- United States -- History
Oral contraceptives -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Contraceptives, Oral -- history
Contraception -- history
Women's Health -- history
Women -- history
Social Conditions -- history
History, 20th Century
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Abortion & Birth Control.
Birth control.
Oral contraceptives -- Social aspects.
Women -- Social conditions.
United States
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009046957
ISBN 9780465021543