Princeton:: Princeton University Press, 1942., 1942. 8vo. xix, , 265,  pp. 24 plates, 32 figs., index. Burnt-orange gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket with small tears and slight wear, spine faded. Very good. First edition. Several historians view Corner as the father of sexual health and contraception scholarship. He played a significant role in the discovery of progesterone. His students included William Masters and Mary Calderone. One reviewer considered this "the first comprehensive account for the general reader of the nature and function of hormones in the processes of sex and reproduction." – [The Journal of Health and Physical Education]. George Corner received ten honorary doctorates from American universities for his accomplishments.
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