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The Pivot of Civilization in Historical Perspective : The Birth Control Classic - Margaret Sanger

The Pivot of Civilization in Historical Perspective

The Birth Control Classic

Paperback Published: 1st April 2001
ISBN: 9781587420047
Number Of Pages: 280
For Ages: 14+ years old

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This is a reprint of the bestselling 1922 classic on birth-control and women's rights with new chapters by George Bernard Shaw, H.G. Wells, and articles culled from the "New York Times".

Historical Perspective
Prefacep. 7
The Martyrdom of Manp. 13
Malthusianism, Darwinism, and Pessimismp. 18
Immigration and Degradationp. 23
The Rapid Multiplication of the Unfitp. 28
Anticipationsp. 32
Man and Supermanp. 40
The Causes of Race Superiorityp. 52
Alarmed about the Futurep. 55
'Race Suicide' and Common Sensep. 59
The Century of the Childp. 64
The Heredity of Richard Roep. 68
How Bright a Torchp. 71
Kallikak Familyp. 79
The Village of a Thousand Soulsp. 85
Education and Race Suicidep. 88
Wellesley's Birth-Ratep. 91
Birth-Rate in Harvard and Yale Graduatesp. 94
Eugenics and Other Evilsp. 97
Eugenics, Birth-Control, and Socialismp. 105
Who Are The Unfit?p. 109
Fill the World with Horrorp. 114
From Herland to Ourlandp. 122
The Religious Are Astirp. 138
Japanese "Picture Brides" Become Frightsp. 145
Birth Control--From the Positive Sidep. 150
An Answer to Mr. Rooseveltp. 156
Revolt Against Civilizationp. 159
Little Angels in the Fleshp. 166
The Pivot of Civilization Reviewedp. 170
Has America Too Many Children?p. 173
Is Race Suicide Probable?p. 175
The Pivot of Civilization
Introductionp. 178
A New Truth Emergesp. 181
Conscripted Motherhoodp. 189
"Children Troop Down From Heaven"p. 196
The Fertility of the Feeble-Mindedp. 202
The Cruelty of Charityp. 213
Neglected Factors of the World Problemp. 219
Is Revolution the Remedy?p. 226
Dangers of Cradle Competitionp. 232
A Moral Necessityp. 238
Science the Allyp. 247
Education and Expressionp. 253
Woman and the Futurep. 257
Principles and Aims of the American Birth Control Leaguep. 262
Indexp. 264
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ISBN: 9781587420047
ISBN-10: 158742004X
Audience: General
For Ages: 14+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st April 2001
Publisher: Inkling Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 19.15  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.5