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Campus Life by
Publication Date: 1987-04-12
"Based on subtle, imaginative readings of autobiographies, memoirs, fiction and secondary sources, [Campus Life] tells the story of the changing mentalities of American undergraduates over two centuries."-Michael Moffatt, New York Times Book Review
Gender and Higher Education in the Progressive Era by
Publication Date: 1990-07-25
Drawing on college yearbooks, literary magazines, and underground campus newspapers to reveal what female students were thinking, Gordon focuses on the universities of California and Chicago and on Vassar, Sophie Newcomb, and Agnes Scott colleges to provide a wide-ranging study in highlighting both the similarities and differences between women's colleges and coeducation in this era.
In the Company of Educated Women by
Publication Date: 1985-04-01
Traces the history of the struggle of women to achieve equality in American colleges from Colonial times to the present.
Women's Higher Education in the United States by
Publication Date: 2017-08-25
This volume presents new perspectives on the history of higher education for women in the United States. By introducing new voices and viewpoints into the literature on the history of higher education from the early nineteenth century through the 1970s, these essays address the meaning diverse groups of women have made of their education or their exclusion from education, and delve deeply into how those experiences were shaped by concepts of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin. Nash demonstrates how an examination of the history of women's education can transform our understanding of educational institutions and processes more generally.
Women at Michigan by
Publication Date: 1999-03-01
"Women at Michigan traces the history and changing status of women students, faculty, and staff at the University of Michigan from the reluctant admission of the first women students in the 1870s (which one administrator referred to as the "dangerous experiment") to the present.