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Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date March 1, 1997
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780465006083
ISBN-10 0465006086
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $15.00
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from Basic Books (June 1, 1995)
9780465006090 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $24.00
About: The author traces the evolution of a national preoccupation with reproduction from colonial times to the present, focusing on such phenomena as the baby boom of the fifties and current attitudes toward infertility.
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Reprint edition from Harvard Univ Pr (April 25, 1997)
9780674061828 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Chronicling astonishing shifts in public attitudes toward reproduction, from the association of barrenness with sin in colonial times, to the creation of laws for compulsory sterilization in the early twentieth century, from the baby craze of the 1950s, to the rise in voluntary childlessness in the 1990s, to the increasing reliance on startling reproductive technologies today, Elaine Tyler May reveals the intersection between public life and the most private part of our lives—sexuality, procreation, and family.
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Reprint edition from Harpercollins (March 1, 1997)
9780465006083 | details & prices | List price $15.00

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