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The Margaret Sanger Papers Project: Book and Digital Editions
Esther Katz, New York University

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The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger, Volume 4: 'Round the World for Birth Control, 1920-1966 (Book)
Title: The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger, Volume 4: 'Round the World for Birth Control, 1920-1966
Author: Margaret Sanger
Editor: Cathy Moran Hajo, Associate Editor
Editor: Esther Katz, Editor
Editor: Peter C. Engelman, Associate Editor
Abstract: When Margaret Sanger returned to Europe in 1920, World War I had altered the social landscape as dramatically as it had the map of Europe. Population concerns, sexuality, venereal disease, and contraceptive use had entered public discussion, and Sanger's birth control message found receptive audiences around the world. This volume focuses on Sanger from her overseas advocacy during the interwar years through her postwar role in creating the International Planned Parenthood Federation. The documents reconstruct Sanger's birth control advocacy tours through early 1920s Germany, Japan, and China in the midst of significant government and religious opposition to her ideas. They also trace her efforts to build a global movement through international conferences and tours. Letters, journal entries, writings, and other records reveal Sanger's dealings with other activists, her correspondence with the likes of Albert Einstein and Eleanor Roosevelt, and Sanger's evolution from grassroots activist to postwar power broker and diplomat.
Year: 2016
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Access Model: Book
Publisher: Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield: University of Illinois Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9780252040382
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes