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Title:
Where girls come first : the rise, fall, and surprising revival of girls' schools
Author:
DeBare, Ilana, 1958-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : J.P. Tarcher/Penguin, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
392 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : the laptop and the maypole -- Radical roots : something from nothing -- Elite enclaves : the money hunt -- Finishing and fitting : rigorous or challenging? -- "God give us girls" : single-sex schools for girls of color : love us, hate us -- Smashes, crushes, and female friendships : terrifying at the top -- "The world was breaking open" : location, location, location -- Revival : seeking students and teachers -- Catholic schools : historical moments -- The public school battle : becoming real -- What's best for girls? : a Julia Morgan morning -- Girls' schools today --Appendix A: Number of girls' private schools in the United States -- Appendix B.: Prominent alumnae of girls' schools.
ISBN:
9781585422890
Format :
Book

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