Dispelling the Myths of Abortion History

Dispelling the Myths of Abortion History

by Joseph W. Dellapenna
     
 

This book covers over 1,000 years of abortion history in England and America, with special emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It presents an accurate, unbiased account of the history of abortion in order to provide a thoroughly fresh look at that history, reaching several unorthodox conclusions without taking sides on the merits of the abortion debate… See more details below

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This book covers over 1,000 years of abortion history in England and America, with special emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It presents an accurate, unbiased account of the history of abortion in order to provide a thoroughly fresh look at that history, reaching several unorthodox conclusions without taking sides on the merits of the abortion debate.

In Roe v. Wade, Justice Harry Blackmun structured the argument of the majority around the history of abortion laws. That history built on the work of law professor Cyril Means, Jr., and historian James Mohr. Means and Mohr proclaim four theses as summarizing the "true" history of abortion in England and America:

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890895092
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
1300
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Only women bleed3
Ch. 2Dead babies can take care of themselves57
Ch. 3Imagine there's no heaven125
Ch. 4Riders on the storm185
Ch. 5Way down inside229
Ch. 6Live and let die263
Ch. 7The song remains the same315
Ch. 8You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you371
Ch. 9The sounds of silence411
Ch. 10Turn the page453
Ch. 11Look what they've done to my song491
Ch. 12Close the wound, hide the scar539
Ch. 13Girls just want to have fun575
Ch. 14When the music's over631
Ch. 15Freedom is just another word for nothin' left to lose697
Ch. 16Break on through to the other side771
Ch. 17Honesty is such a lonely word835
Ch. 18Both sides now887
Ch. 19The beat goes on941
Ch. 20I don't wanna be a lawyer mama, I don't wanna lie995
Ch. 21Nobody's right if everybody's wrong1053

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