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Author Perkins, Anne Gardiner, author.

Title Yale needs women [UNABRIDGED sound recording] : how the first group of girls rewrote the rules of an Ivy League giant / Anne Gardiner Perkins.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [Minneapolis, Minnesota] : HighBridge Audio, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Books on CD Nonfiction  378.7468 PER c.31311  AVAILABLE
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Description 8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Performer Read by Erin Bennett.
Summary In the summer of 1969, young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for the first time. The Ivy League institution dedicated to graduating 'one thousand male leaders' each year had finally decided to open its doors to the nation's top female students. The landmark decision was a huge step forward for women's equality in education. Or was it? The experience the first undergraduate women found when they stepped onto Yale's imposing campus was not the same one their male peers enjoyed. Isolated from one another, singled out as oddities and sexual objects, and barred from many of the privileges an elite education was supposed to offer, many of the first girls found themselves immersed in an overwhelmingly male culture they were unprepared to face. This is the story of how these young women fought against the backward-leaning traditions of a centuries-old institution and created the opportunities that would carry them into the future.
Subject Yale University -- History -- Sound recordings.
Women in higher education -- Sound recordings.
Sexism in higher education -- Sound recordings.
Women college students -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- History -- Sound recordings.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Bennett, Erin, narrator.
ISBN 9781684572762
1684572762
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