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  • Title: Marie Stopes: Birth Control and Other Writings
  • Author: Marie Stopes Lesley Hall Lesley A. Hall
  • ISBN: 9781855066403
  • Page: 368
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Lesley Hall is excellently qualified to edit and introduce this important collection of my mother s work Her selection is well balanced In particular I am glad that she has included A Journal from Japan, which introduces something of my mother s personality Harry Stopes RoeMarie Stopes 1880 1958 is primarily remembered as a pioneering propagandist for birth control Lesley Hall is excellently qualified to edit and introduce this important collection of my mother s work Her selection is well balanced In particular I am glad that she has included A Journal from Japan, which introduces something of my mother s personality Harry Stopes RoeMarie Stopes 1880 1958 is primarily remembered as a pioneering propagandist for birth control, but her concern for contraception was deeply rooted in her conceptions of ideal motherhood and marriage A concern with the issues with which she was identified in the 1920s can be seen in early works such as The Race, while Marriage in My Time indicates her involvement with a range of feminist campaigns aimed at ameliorating women s lot in marriage even before the grant of suffrage in 1918 for which she campaigned The flood of queries which she received from correspondents in the wake of the publication of Married Love 1918 made her aware of the lack of help available from the medical profession in many routine events of the life cycle, and of the desperate need for accessible books on topics such as sex education and venereal disease.Prior to taking up the banner of sex and marriage reform Stopes had been a successful scientist, the first British woman to obtain the Ph.D in botany and one of the first women to be appointed to a university lectureship in a science subject She received funding from the Royal Society for an expedition to Japan to investigate living plant fossils, and the trip described in A Journal from Japan became the foundation of a life long interest in Japanese life and culture.Taken together the works published here illustrate the diversity of her writings and demonstrate her ability to frame her arguments towards specific audiences, from the over burdened working class mothers addressed in A Letter to Working Mothers to the medical professionals who were the target of Contraception The set is edited and introduced by Stopes authority Lesley A Hall, and as well as researchers in sex and gender history, it will appeal to anyone interested in this twentieth century icon whose influence and legacy is still widely apparent today unique anthology selected from twenty one works by Marie Stopes including some rare first editions authoritative range of writings on birth control, marriage, motherhood and Japanese life and culture edited and introduced by well known Stopes authority Lesley A Hall of the Wellcome Library
    Marie Stopes Lesley Hall Lesley A. Hall
    Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes 15 October 1880 2 October 1958 was a British author, palaeobotanist, academic, campaigner for women s rights and pioneer in the field of birth control Her contributions to plant palaeontology and coal classification were significant, and she was the first female academic on the faculty of the University of Manchester With her second husband Humphrey Verdon Roe she founded the first birth control clinic in Britain Stopes edited the newsletter Birth Control News which gave explicit practical advice Her sex manual Married Love was controversial and influential it brought the subject of birth control into wide public discourse She was never in favour of abortion, arguing that preventing conception was all that was needed.


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