MARIE STOPES AND THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION

By: ROSE , JUNE

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Dust Jacket , 1st edition , green boards with gilt lettering, , minor colour loss edging corners , not price clipped, 272 pgs, J Rose author of biographies [The Perfect Gentleman / Elizabeth Fry ] illustrated 19 photographic plates [courtesy mainly of Harry Stopes-Roe ],notes /chronology/ bibliography. In 1918 Marie Stopes wrote a book about the plain facts of marriage ,Married Love was an immediate sucess, selling over 1 million copies ,translated into 13 languages.. she later opened the 1st free birth control clinic which won her international fame ,admired by Bernard Shaw and opposed by the Roman Catholic Church. Orderly and brilliant as a scientist she led a chaotic life following a married Japanese professor to Japan, declaring her Canadian husband impotent ,so exhausted her 2nd husband he wrote conscent that she may take any lover she pleased.. remaining bra-less and ardent into her late 70's., one of the first female liberators , book pages creamed , VG / VG

Title: MARIE STOPES AND THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION

Author Name: ROSE , JUNE

Categories: Autobiography /Biography, Social History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, FABER AND FABER: 1992

ISBN Number: 0057116206

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VG

Jacket Condition: VG

Type: Book

Size: 240 x 152mm Approx

Seller ID: 2594

Keywords: 1918 Female Liberator Women's Rights MARIE STOPES AND THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION VICTORIAN BIOGRAPHY Bith Control Early Days,