The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

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In the winter of 1950, Margaret Sanger, then seventy-one, and who had campaigned for women's right to control their own fertility for five decades, arrived at a Park Avenue apartment building. She had come to meet a visionary scientist with a dubious reputation more than twenty years her junior. His name was Gregory Pincus. In The Birth of the Pill, Jonathan Eig tells the extraordinary story of how, prompted by Sanger, and then funded by the wealthy widow and philanthropist Katharine McCormick, Pincus invented a drug ...

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution 2016, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781447234814

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The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution 2015, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9780230770140

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The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution 2014, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781447275558

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