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Changing the Subject: How the Women of Columbia Shaped the Way We Think about Sex and Politics

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This remarkable story begins in the years following the Civil War, when reformers--emboldened by the egalitarian rhetoric of the post-Civil War era--pressed New York City's oldest institution of higher learning to admit women in the 1870s. Their effort failed, but within twenty years Barnard College was founded, creating a refuge for women scholars at Columbia, as well as ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published November 3rd 2004 by Columbia University Press (first published 2004)
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