Mary Ingraham Bunting: Her Two Lives Elaine Yaffe

ISBN: 9781929490264

Published: October 1st 2005

Hardcover

379 pages


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Mary Ingraham Bunting: Her Two Lives  by  Elaine Yaffe

Mary Ingraham Bunting: Her Two Lives by Elaine Yaffe
October 1st 2005 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 379 pages | ISBN: 9781929490264 | 5.17 Mb

A notable twentieth-century feminist and educator, Mary Ingraham Bunting was president of Radcliffe College during the tempestuous sixties, dean of Douglass College, special assistant to the President of Princeton, and the first woman to serve on theMoreA notable twentieth-century feminist and educator, Mary Ingraham Bunting was president of Radcliffe College during the tempestuous sixties, dean of Douglass College, special assistant to the President of Princeton, and the first woman to serve on the Atomic Energy Commission.

She was also a respected microbiologist who did ground-breaking research at Yale. Above all, she is important because she was one of the first to perceive, and come up with remedies for the ways in which American society was sifting womens aspirations and thwarting their achievements.

Polly Bunting died in 1998. but during the last years of her life she gave support to the author, who conducted extensive interviews, and was entrusted with Buntings letters, diaries and papers. This is the first biography to be written about this influential woman.



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