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Adventures abroad : North American women at German-speaking universities, 1868-1915

Author: Sandra L Singer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Series: Contributions in women's studies, no. 201.
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In the period between the Civil War and World War I, German universities provided North American women with opportunities in graduate and professional training that were not readily available to them at home. This training allowed women to compete to a greater degree with men in increasingly professionalized fields. In return for such opportunities, these women played a key role in opening up German universities to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Singer, Sandra L., 1959-
Adventures abroad.
Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2003
(DLC) 2002029896
(OCoLC)50422923
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra L Singer
ISBN: 9780313096860 0313096864
OCLC Number: 542338506
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 268 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Chapter 1: Studying abroad --
Chapter 2: Women in medicine --
Chapter 3: Women in the humanities --
Chapter 4: Women in mathematics and science --
Chapter 5: Women in the social sciences and psychology --
Chapter 6: Women in the fine arts.
Series Title: Contributions in women's studies, no. 201.
Responsibility: Sandra L. Singer.

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In the period between the Civil War and World War I, German universities provided North American women with opportunities in graduate and professional training that were not readily available to them at home. This training allowed women to compete to a greater degree with men in increasingly professionalized fields. In return for such opportunities, these women played a key role in opening up German universities to all women. Many devoted the rest of their lives to creating better research and graduate opportunities for other women, forever changing the course of higher education in North Amer.

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