Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850-1954: An Intellectual History

Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850-1954: An Intellectual History

by Stephanie Y. Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813032687

ISBN-13: 9780813032689

Pub. Date: 05/18/2008

Publisher: University Press of Florida


About the Author:
Stephanie Y. Evans is assistant professor in the African American Studies Program and Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research at the University of Florida  See more details below

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About the Author:
Stephanie Y. Evans is assistant professor in the African American Studies Program and Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research at the University of Florida

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813032689
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
05/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
List of Abbreviations     xv
Introduction: "This Right to Grow": Higher Education as Both a Human and Civil Right     1
Educational Attainment
"A Plea for the Oppressed": Educational Strivings, Pre-1865     21
"The Crown of Culture": Educational Attainment, 1865-1910     36
"Beating Onward, Ever Onward": A Critical Mass, 1910-1954     57
"Reminiscences of School Life": Six College Memoirs     77
"I Make Myself Heard": Comparative Collegiate Experiences     104
"The Third Step": Doctoral Degrees, 1921-1954     120
Intellectual Legacy
Research: "The Yard Stick of Great Thinkers"     141
Teaching: "That Which Relieves Their Hunger"     160
Service: "A Beneficent Force"     180
Living Legacies-Black Women in Higher Education, Post-1954     194
Notes     217
Bibliography     241
Index     259

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