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KEY WORK IN HISTORY OF FEMINISM
KEY WORK IN HISTORY OF FEMINISM
KEY WORK IN HISTORY OF FEMINISM
A.C.Fifield1918
STOPES, Marie Carmichael ,Married love : a new contribution to the solution of sex difficulties by Marie Carmichael Stopes ; with a preface by Jessie Murray and letters from E.H. Starling and Father Stanislaus St. John. London, A.C.Fifield 1918 Fifth Edition ( six months after first).Pp [xvii] [1 blank] 116, 2. Bound in original brown cloth , corners bumped, shelf wear, but otherwise tight in its binding, and Very Good internally. Marie Stopes founded the first birth control clinic in Britain with her second husband, Humphrey Verdon Roe. She edited an important newsletter Birth Control News, which gave explicit practical advice. “Married Love” ( banned in America until 1931) was very controversial and highly influential, raising the practise of birth control into wide public discourse. Perhaps controversially today, Stopes at the time opposed abortion, arguing that the prevention of conception was all that was needed. Following the huge change in the role of women during the First World War, Stopes work was prescient. Her promotion of birth control further freed women from their previous constraints. This seems to be a rather rare copy of this work. Editions from 1918 published by Fifield are rather fugitive.
condition: Very Good
binding: Original cloth

£195.00   



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