Married Women and Induced Abortion in the United States, 1820-1860
16 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2022
Date Written: July 22, 2022
Results of a study of 225 publicized abortion cases in US newspapers from 1820 to 1860; with attention to married women who comprise a small fraction of the set.
Keywords: abortion, early American Republic, journalism, maternal deaths
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Cohen, Patricia, Married Women and Induced Abortion in the United States, 1820-1860 (July 22, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4197554 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4197554
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