Article ID: CBB000082093

Revolutionary bodies: Women and the fertility transition in the mid-Atlantic region, 1760-1820 (1998)


Description “The language of the pregnant and birthing body reveals a historic moment during and after the American Revolution when intellectual, social, and economic change reciprocated with emerging individual, class, and national aspirations to begin a move from lifelong childbearing to truncated fertility patterns.”

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Authors & Contributors
Garofalo, Silvano
Kawashima, Keiko
Vila, Anne C.
Grattan-Guinness, Ivor
Eisenstadt, Peter R.
Keller, Susanne B.
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies
British Journal for the History of Science
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
American Mathematical Monthly
Oxford University Press
University of Chicago Press
Institut National d'Études Démographiques
Travel; exploration
Communication technology
Pivati, Gianfrancesco
Mairan, Jean Jacques Dortous de
Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise
Roussel, Pierre
Erxleben, Dorothea Christiane Leporin
Spinoza, Baruch
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
17th century
20th century
21st century
Great Britain
North America: United States; Canada
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

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