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Providing for women a thorough and liberal education

Robert T Coleman

Providing for women a thorough and liberal education

Converse College after 100 years, 1889-1989

by Robert T Coleman

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Published by Newcomen Society of the United States in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Converse College -- History

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    StatementRobert T. Coleman, Jr
    SeriesNewcomen publication -- no. 1323
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22840913M
    LC Control Number89-62200

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    Concept. The great books are those that tradition, and various institutions and authorities, have regarded as constituting or best expressing the foundations of Western culture (the Western canon is a similar but broader designation); derivatively the term also refers to a curriculum or method of education based around a list of such books. Mortimer Adler lists three criteria for .   Liberty for Women is an eye-opening book that vividly charts a new feminism for the 21st century in a highly lucid, provocative, and inspiring way. “Choice” is the key, and every woman’s choices and expressions of self-ownership must be equally and legally respected, from housewives to CEOs.

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Providing for women a thorough and liberal education: Converse College after years, Author: Robert T Coleman ; Newcomen Society of the United States.

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