Babes in Boyland : a Personal History of Co-Education in the Ivy League. (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Babes in Boyland : a Personal History of Co-Education in the Ivy League.

Author: Regina Barreca
Publisher: Lebanon : University Press of New England, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a frank and observant look at gender, education, and identity at a critical juncture in the author's-and America's-development, Babes in Boyland brings to life a pivotal moment in the history of co-education. It was a time in which hostility to women was still rife (fraternity house banners at Dartmouth read "Better Dead than Co-Ed"), but one that promised equal education to promising young women. Gina  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barreca, Gina.
Babes in Boyland : A Personal History of Co-Education in the Ivy League.
Lebanon : University Press of New England, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Barreca
ISBN: 9781611682021 1611682029
OCLC Number: 1058992890
Description: 1 online resource (167 pages)

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Offering a frank and observant look at gender, education, and identity at a critical juncture in the author's-and America's-development, Babes in Boyland brings to life a pivotal moment in the history of co-education. It was a time in which hostility to women was still rife (fraternity house banners at Dartmouth read "Better Dead than Co-Ed"), but one that promised equal education to promising young women. Gina Barreca entered Dartmouth College as a freshman in 1975, a few short years after the college became co-educational. As a working-class girl of Italian-French Canadian descent ra.

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