Sexual chemistry : a history of the contraceptive pill

Author
Published
  • New Haven : Yale University Press 2001
Physical description
xi, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0300089430
  • 9780300089431
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. The population problem and the pill -- 2. The contraceptive challenge : the search for a pill -- 3. Sexual chemistry -- 4. Human guinea pigs? -- 5. Doctors and the pill -- 6. Handling health concerns of the pill : thrombosis -- 7. The pill and the riddle of cancer -- 8. 'A dream come true' : the reception of the pill -- 9. Divisive device : the pill and the Catholic Church -- 10. Panacea or poisoned chalice?
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • Student Collection.
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Traces the scientific origins of birth control pills and discusses how they contributed to the sexual revolution and how they have helped curb global over-population.

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