Reinventing Marriage: The Love and Work of Alice Freeman Palmer and George Herbert Palmer

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At age twenty-six Alice Freeman became the world's first female college president (at Wellesley College). Before going on to become the first Dean of Women at the University of Chicago, she married Harvard professor of philosophy George Herbert Palmer in 1887. A full generation before most educated women began to dream of combining marriage and professional work, George and Alice were working together to forge a new type of union that would make satisfying careers possible for both partners. Drawing on more than a thousand ...

Reinventing Marriage: The Love and Work of Alice Freeman Palmer and George Herbert Palmer 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252030000

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