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Black women in the ivory tower, 1850-1954 : an intellectual history / Stephanie Y. Evans.

Author/Creator:
Evans, Stephanie Y.
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
African American women -- Education (Higher) -- History.
Contents:
"A plea for the oppressed" : educational strivings, pre-1865
"The crown of culture" : educational attainment, 1865-1910
"Beating onward, ever onward" : a critical mass, 1910-1954
"Reminiscences of school life" : six college memoirs
"I make myself heard" : comparative collegiate experiences
"The third step" : doctoral degrees, 1921-1954
Research : "the yard stick of great thinkers"
Teaching : "that which relieves their hunger"
Service : "a beneficent force"
Living legacies
Black women in higher education, post-1954.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-257) and index.
ISBN:
0813030315 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
70659964