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Breaking out : VMI and the coming of women

Author: Laura Fairchild Brodie
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Fairchild Brodie
ISBN: 0375705813 9780375705816
OCLC Number: 47092143
Description: xv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Setting the stage. What is / was VMI? --
Coeducation : the initial blueprints --
The case of the "privateers" --
--
Preparing for women. The language of assimilation --
Recruiting for a new era --
Sweating the details : modifications to facilities --
Femininity and fraternization --
The VFT and the varsity --
Preparing the corps --
Interlude : farewell to the all-male corps --
--
The women arrive. The dress rehearsal : VMI's summer transition program --
Memories from hell --
Problems and procedures --
Rat / woman --
Breakout --
Looking back at the year --
Epilogue : third class year --
Afterword : VMI revisited.
Other Titles: VMI and the coming of women
Responsibility: Laura Fairchild Brodie.
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