Excerpt from Wellesley College, 1875-1975: A Century of Women Maud hazeltine chaplin, Associate Dean of the College, was the presi dent of College Government in 1956, received the ph.d. In intellectual history at Brandeis University, and returned to Wellesley in 1968 as an assistant professor of History and a class dean and then was named Dean of Studies. As an undergraduate she knew Wellesley in the 19505, as a class dean she was centrally involved in students' concerns in the late 19605 and the 19705, and as an historian she relished researching the early days of the College and writing about students then and now. While on leave from Wellesley she held a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship, and on her return on January 1, 1975, she assumed the new position Of Associ ate Dean. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Blakeslee examines the history and current status of Jews and antisemitism in the United States to reveal what we know of antisemitism and the ways in which this knowledge is seriously flawed. He explores the significant historical role antisemitism played in the formation of Jewish advocacy organizations and the subsequent success they enjoyed over several decades of publicly combating antisemitism. He then examines three specific incidents and the ways the advocacy organizations responded. Professor Blakeslee concludes with the current problems associated with defining and measuring antisemitism today and why the time has arrived for the Jewish community to reexamine and define the real meaning of antisemitism and its dwindling significance in America.
Author: David P. Benseler
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Release Date: 2001
Teaching a foreign language and culture is always a challenge, but it has been especially problematic to teach the German language and culture in the United States in the twentieth century. The tradition of Germany's great poets and thinkers of the past has been joined by a starker legacy. Through explorations of such topics as the world wars, the Holocaust, women in the language-teaching profession, Jewish contributions, and technology's impact on scholarship, this volume inspects the fascination and frustrating relationships of the two cultures as they interact through the teaching of German in American educational systems—from small liberal arts colleges to large and famous universities. This volume resulted from a conference, "Shaping Forces in American Germanics," held in Madison, Wisconsin in September 1996.
Author: Martha H. Verbrugge
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 1988-01-21
Genre: Social Science
As urban life and women's roles changed in the 19th century, so did attitudes towards physical health and womanhood. In this case study of health reform in Boston between 1830 and 1900, Martha H. Verbrugge examines three institutions that popularized physiology and exercise among middle-class women: The Ladies' Physiological Institute, Wellesley College, and the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics. Against the backdrop of a national debate about female duties and well-being, this book follows middle-class women as they learned about health and explored the relationship between fitness and femininity. Combining medical and social history, Verbrugge looks at the ordinary women who participated in health reform and analyzes the conflicting messages--both feminist and conservative--projected by the concept of "able-bodied womanhood."
Author: Margaret A. Lowe
Publisher: JHU Press
Release Date: 2010-12-29
Contrasting white and black students, single-sex and coeducational schools, secular and religious environments, and Northern and Southern attitudes, Lowe draws on student diaries, letters, and publications; institutional records; and accounts in the popular press to examine the process by which new, twentieth-century ideals of the female body took hold in America.
Was Frauen nicht einmal ihren Männern anvertrauen, hier ist es zu lesen: keine schamhaften Beichten, sondern ehrliche Berichte und Bekenntnisse. Was im geheimen Garten ihrer sexuellen Phantasien wächst und blüht, ihre geheimsten Wünsche, ihre unendlich erfinderischen Traumvorstellungen, hier werden sie in allen Varianten ausgesprochen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
Author: John Irving
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
Release Date: 2012-02-21
Wer diesen Roman noch nicht gelesen hat, ist zu beneiden. Denn ihn erwartet eine Welt voller skurriler Ereignisse und liebenswert verschrobener Figuren in Neuengland und Wien. Garps Welt eben, in der alles passieren kann und meistens auch passiert.
Author: Sven Birkerts
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
Release Date: 2017-04-28
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Leidenschaftliche und melancholische essayistische Variationen über das Lesen, allen Bücherfreunden zum Trost, die sich den Verheißungen der schönen neuen Bildschirmwelt nicht restlos überlassen wollen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
Author: Kate Millett
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
Release Date: 2018-05-22
Genre: Social Science
»Sexus und Herrschaft« ist Kate Milletts erstes Buch. Es erschien 1969 und machte die Autorin über Nacht berühmt. Übersetzungen in zahlreiche Sprachen folgten. Kate Millett stellt in ihrem Buch die These auf, daß Sexualität ein politisches Instrument ist und der Koitus, die scheinbar intimste Beziehung zwischen den Geschlechtern, dem Patriarchat zur Unterdrückung und Demütigung der Frau dient. Als Beleg für ihre These analysiert sie die Werke von Autoren wie D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Norman Mailer, Jean Genet. Das Buch gehört seit seinem Erscheinen zu den Standardwerken der Frauenbewegung.