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The unfit heiress : the tragic life and scandalous sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt

by Farley, Audrey Clare (Author)

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"At the turn of the twentieth century, American women began to reject Victorian propriety in favor of passion and livelihood outside the home. This alarmed authorities, who feared certain "over-sexed" women could destroy civilization if allowed to reproduce and pass on their defects. Set against thi... Full description

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