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College Girls: A Century in Fiction

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Since the opening of Vassar College in 1865, objections to higher education for women have ranged from charges that females were mentally and physically incapable of learning to the belief that educating women would destroy society. Underlying all arguments was the folk wisdom which declared that women could not live and work together. To counteract such beliefs, women's c ...more
Unknown Binding, 209 pages
Published June 15th 1995 by Rutgers Univ Press (first published May 1st 1995)
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Apr 12, 2008 Sue rated it 4 of 5 stars
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This book examines the objections (and responses to those objections) to female higher education through fiction. She covers the time frame of 1865-1940 (so alas, Carney didn't make it).
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