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Reproductive Rituals : The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century download epub

by Angus McLaren


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Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-197) and index.

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Reproductive Rituals : Perceptions of Fertility in Britain from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century.

In his Reproductive Rituals: Perceptions of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries, McLaren shifts the focus from the debate over birth control in historical societies, to the practices themselves

In his Reproductive Rituals: Perceptions of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries, McLaren shifts the focus from the debate over birth control in historical societies, to the practices themselves. In doing so, he presents a "thoughtful and well-written" study of fertility in England, according to Constance A. Nathanson, writing in Contemporary Sociology

Angus McLaren Reproductive Rituals : The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century. ISBN 13: 9780416374605. Reproductive Rituals : The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century.

The fertility levels in England – as in Western Europe as a whole – were a very long way from the biological maximum in these centuries, and the book discusses the various reasons why this was so.

Reproductive rituals. the perception of fertility in England from the sixteenth century to the nineteeth century. Published 1984 by Methuen in London. Conception, Human Fertility, Folklore, Birth control, History, Internet Archive Wishlist, Regulation des naissances, Histoire, Fertilite humaine, Sexual Behavior, Family Planning Services, Fecondite humaine. England, Great Britain.

In 1906 the Nineteenth Century published an angry article by John W. Taylor, president of the British . Taylor, president of the British Gynaecological Society. Taylor had rushed into print to declare that he and other doctors viewed the simultaneous declines of the birth and death rates as a source of 'supreme dissatisfaction and disgust. Professor Matras, using statistical analyses to demonstrate the spread of control of fertility, estimated that of those women born between 1831 and 1845, 1. per cent controlled or attempted to control their fertility, 4. per cent of those born between 1861 and 1870, and over 72 per cent of those born between 1902 and 1906. How was fertility controlled?

See Szreter, Simon, Fertility, Class and Gender in Britain, 1860–1940 (Cambridge, 2000), and Szreter's collaborative article with Eilidh Garrett focusing on the earlier nineteenth century, Reproduction, Compositional Demography and Economic Growth: Family Planning i. .

The Nineteenth Century was a British monthly literary magazine founded in 1877 by Sir James Knowles. Many of the early contributors to The Nineteenth Century were members of the Metaphysical Society. The journal was intended to publish debate by leading intellectuals. In 1900, the first recorded reference to the 'Middle East', attributed to Thomas Edward Gordon, is published in the magazine article The Problem of the Middle East.

Reproductive Rituals: The perception of fertility in England from the sixteenth century to the nineteeth century
Reproductive Rituals : The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Angus McLaren
ISBN: 0416374603
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Methuen; First Edition edition (1984)
Pages: 206 pages