Bang!Zoom! Posted February 11, 2012 Share Posted February 11, 2012 Am I reading this out of context, or is it being used out of context? This quote is contained (about the sixth paragraph on down) at this: Early College Women This scientific reasoning added fuel to the arguments of those who did not want women to go to college for social reasons. Henry Adams, writing about women’s intellectual ambitions for higher education, commented on “...the pathetic impossibility of improving those poor little, hard, thin, wiry, one-stringed instruments which they call their minds.” In 1885 he complained bitterly in a letter of protest to the American Historical Association when he found a woman historian listed in the program of a AHA meeting. Whew, for a minute there I thought the dude was writin' bout himself...:tongue_smilie: Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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