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Looking good : college women and body image, 1875-1930

Author: Margaret A Lowe
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006, ©2003.
Series: Gender relations in the American experience.
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Historian Margaret A Lowe examines the process by which women at Cornell University, Smith College, and Spelman College emancipated themselves between 1875 and 1950, creating models of "body image."

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Lowe
ISBN: 0801882745 9780801882746
OCLC Number: 62890343
Notes: Originally published : 2003.
Description: viii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ideals and expectations : health and femininity, 1875-1910 --
Fit for academia : gaining pounds, vigor, and virtue, 1875-1910 --
Body, spirit, and race : embodying respect, 1890-World War I --
The college look : campus fashions, 1875-World War I --
New women, coeds, and flappers, 1910-1930 --
The new shape of science, 1910-1930.
Series Title: Gender relations in the American experience.
Responsibility: Margaret A. Lowe.
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Lowe brightly illuminates a pressing subject for the first two generations of American college women: their appearance. Choice 2004 A compelling account of life on campus for the female 'student Read more...

 
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