A new moral vision : gender, religion, and the changing purposes of American higher education, 1837-1917 (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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A new moral vision : gender, religion, and the changing purposes of American higher education, 1837-1917

Author: Andrea L Turpin
Publisher: Ithaca Cornell University Press [2016]
Series: American institutions and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In A New Moral Vision, Andrea L. Turpin explores how the entrance of women into U.S. colleges and universities shaped changing ideas about the moral and religious purposes of higher education in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea L Turpin
ISBN: 9781501704789 1501704788
OCLC Number: 969909796
Awards: Winner of Lilly Fellows Program Book Award 2017 (United States)
Winner of Guittard Book Award for Historical Scholarship 2016 (United States)
Winner of Linda Eisenmann Prize 2018 (United States)
Description: xi, 338 pages
Series Title: American institutions and society
Responsibility: Andrea L. Turpin.

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