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Author Marks, Lara, 1963-

Title Sexual chemistry : a history of the contraceptive pill / Lara V. Marks.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 372 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Series WorldCat Holdings.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Population problem and the pill -- 2. 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. 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?
Other author OCLC, issuing body.
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Oral contraceptives -- History.
Oral contraceptives -- Social aspects -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780300180114