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Student life at the University of California, Berkeley, during and after World War I : the letters of Agnes Edwards Partin, 1917-1921

Author: Agnes Edwards Partin; Grace E Moremen
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes 300 letters, which span 1917 to 1921, by Agnes Edwards, a student at UC Berkeley. The letters, written to her parents once a week, encompass some important national themes: World War I, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Agnes Edwards Partin; Agnes Edwards Partin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Edwards Partin; Grace E Moremen
ISBN: 0773457976 9780773457973
OCLC Number: 70660326
Description: xxii, 525 pages, 30 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations; Foreword by Carroll Brentano; Editor's Note; Acknowledgements; Major Characters in the Letters; Introduction - A Sense of Place and Time; 1. 1917 - "A Green Little Freshie"; 2. 1918 Part One - "Good News"; 3. 1918 Part Two - "If this dumb Flu would stop and the War too"; 4. 1919 Part One - "The campus is alive with men who have come back"; 5. 1919 Part Two - "I'm getting to be a factotum in this University"; 6. 1920 Part One - "Being a teacher is more fun!"; 7. 1920 Part Two - "I'm so thrilled over politics"; 8. 1921 Part One - "The exciting thing has happened"; 9. 1921 Part Two - "Go out and get some new experiences"; Afterword; Appendices; 1. Map of the UC Campus, March 1917; 2. Headlines and Ads from "The Daily Californian"; 3. Critique of "War and Peace" by Agnes Edwards; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Grace E. Moremen.

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