Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938 / Edition 1

Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938 / Edition 1

by Laura L. Lovett
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080785803X

ISBN-13: 9780807858035

Pub. Date: 04/23/2007

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

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Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858035
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/23/2007
Series:
Gender and American Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Nostalgia, Modernism, and the Family Ideal     1
New Occasions Teach New Duties: Mary Elizabeth Lease's Maternalist Agenda     17
Reclaiming the Home: George H. Maxwell and the Homecroft Movement     45
The Political Economy of Sex: Edward A. Ross and Race Suicide     77
Men As Trees Walking: Theodore Roosevelt and the Conservation of the Race     109
Fitter Families for Future Firesides: Florence Sherbon and Popular Eugenics     131
American Pronatalism     163
Notes     173
Bibliography     207
Index     229

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