Bright Epoch: Women and Coeducation in the American West (Women in the West)
University of Nebraska Press | 2008 | ISBN: 0803239653 | 368 pages | PDF | 2,7 MB

 

With the passage of the Morrill Act in 1862, many states in the Midwest and the West chartered land-grant colleges following the Civil War. Because of both progressive ideologies and economic necessity, these institutions admitted women from their inception and were among the first public institutions to practice coeducation.

 

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