Bound By a Mighty Vow: Sisterhood and Women's Fraternities, 1870-1920

Bound By a Mighty Vow: Sisterhood and Women's Fraternities, 1870-1920

by Diana B. Turk, Bailey Jackson
     
 

History of women's soroties - originally called fraternities - and how that shapes women's experiences in college.See more details below

Overview

History of women's soroties - originally called fraternities - and how that shapes women's experiences in college.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814782750
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
07/30/2012
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Fraternities’ Past and Historians’ Present
1 Of Serious Mind and Purpose: The First Generation of Fraternity Women
2 The Most Socially Eligible: “At Home” with the Second Generation of Fraternity Women
3 A National Society to Rank with the First in America: Expansion and Exclusion in the Women’s Greek System
4 In Search of Unity: Fostering “High Ideals” in the Face of Antifraternity Sentiment, 1910–1920
5 Once a Sister, Always a Sister: Fraternity Membership in the Postcollege Years
6 Bound by a Mighty Vow: The Costs and Benefits of Fraternity Membership, 1870–1920
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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