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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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ISBN-10: 0231126441

ISBN-13: 9780231126441

Edition: 2004

Authors: Rosalind Rosenberg

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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 an academic beachhead "from which women would make incursions into the larger university." By 1950, Columbia was granting more advanced degrees to women and hiring more female faculty than any other university in the country. In Changing the Subject, Rosalind Rosenberg shows how this century-long struggle…    
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List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Rosalind Rosenberg is the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of History at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of Beyond Separate Spheres: Intellectual Roots of Modern Feminismand Divided Lives: American Women in the Twentieth Century.

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