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Author Lovett, Laura L.

Title Conceiving the future [electronic resource] : pronatalism, reproduction, and the family in the United States, 1890-1938 / Laura L. Lovett.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 236 p. : ill.
Series Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-228) and index.
Contents Nostalgia, modernism, and the family ideal -- New occasions teach new duties : Mary Elizabeth Lease's maternalist agenda -- Reclaiming the home : George H. Maxwell and the homecroft movement -- The political economy of sex : Edward A. Ross and race suicide -- Men as trees walking : Theodore Roosevelt and the conservation of the race -- Fitter families for future firesides : Florence Sherbon and popular eugenics -- American pronatalism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Families -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Families size -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Families policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nostalgia -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807831076 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807831077 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807858035 (pbk. : alk. paper)
080785803X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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