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Author Miller, Susan A., 1961-

Title Growing girls : the natural origins of girls' organizations in America / Susan A. Miller.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations
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online resource cr rdacarrier
Physical Medium polychrome. rdacc
Description data file rda
Series The Rutgers series in childhood studies
Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index.
Contents Introduction: What is the matter with Jane? -- Fashioning girls' identity -- Mobilizing girl soldiers -- The landscape of camp -- Naturecraft -- Homecraft -- Healthcraft -- Epilogue: A tale of two girls.
Note Print version record.
Summary In the early years of the twentieth century, Americans began to recognize adolescence as a developmental phase distinct from both childhood and adulthood. For boys, competitive sports as well as?primitive? outdoor activities offered by fledging organizations such as the Boy Scouts would enable them to combat the effeminacy of an overly civilized society. But for girls, the remedy wasn?t quite so clear. Surprisingly, the?girl problem??a crisis caused by the transition from a sheltered, family-centered Victorian childhood to modern adolescence where self-control and a strong democratic spirit.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Language English.
Subject Girl Scouts of the United States of America -- History.
Camp Fire Girls -- History.
Camp Fire Girls. (OCoLC)fst00546824
Girl Scouts of the United States of America. (OCoLC)fst00538094
Girls -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Girls. (OCoLC)fst00942866
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Miller, Susan A., 1961- Growing girls. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2007 9780813540634 0813540631 (DLC) 2006031260 (OCoLC)71778970
ISBN 9780813541563 (electronic bk.)
0813541565 (electronic bk.)
9780813540634 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813540631 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813540641 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
081354064X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000048830835
AU@ 000051368543
DEBBG BV043136079
DEBBG BV044128185
DEBSZ 39615705X
DEBSZ 42215671X
GBVCP 802414532
NZ1 13518152

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