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The power and passion of M. Carey Thomas

by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thomas, M. Carey 1857-1935.,
    • Bryn Mawr College -- Presidents -- Biography.,
    • Women educators -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHelen Lefkowitz Horowitz.
      SeriesWomen in American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLD7062.7 1894 .H67 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 526 p. :
      Number of Pages526
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL383100M
      ISBN 100252068114
      LC Control Number98045535
      OCLC/WorldCa39981277

      The period, writes Horowitz (American Studies/Smith; The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas, ), was “engaged in a complex four-way conversation about sex.” The first of the “four primary voices” she discerns was traditional bawdy humor, passed down through generations mostly in oral form but including such books as Fanny Hill. M. Carey Thomas. Martha Carey Thomas (–) (Figure (Figure3 3) was the eldest of ten children of Dr. James Carey Thomas, a respected Quaker physician in Baltimore and one of the original Johns Hopkins trustees. He was also a member of the board of trustees of the new women's college in Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr.

      In addition to Rereading Sex, she is the author of The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas, Culture and the City and several other works. Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur is co-written by Robinson and Ray A. Moore, professor of history and Asian studies at .   To the Editor: In the otherwise judicious and careful review of my book "The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas" (Oct. 16), there is a point that needs clarification.

        An excellent biography of Thomas – The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas – was written in by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, professor emerita at Smith College. In the wake of recent events at the University of Virginia, Bryn Mawr College said that in printed materials and on its website, it will no longer refer to the Thomas Library or. Professor Horowitz is the author of The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas (), Alma Mater (), Culture and the City (), Campus Life (), and Rereading Sex(), which was the winner of the OAH Merle Curti Prize and was a finalist for Price: $


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