Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

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Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz (born 1942)[1] is the Sydenham Clark Parsons Professor of American Studies and History, emerita, at Smith College. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her book, Alma Mater, (1984) is a comprehensive history of the development of the Seven Sister Colleges.


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  • Wild Unrest: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Making of "The Yellow Wallpaper," 2010
  • The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York, (with Patricia Cline Cohen and Timothy Gilfoyle) 2007
  • Attitudes toward Sex in Antebellum America, 2006
  • Rereading Sex: Battles over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth-Century America, 2002.
  • Landscape in Sight : Looking at America,(with John Brickerhoff Jackson), 2000 .
  • Love Across the Color Line, (ed. with Kathy Peiss), 1996.
  • The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas, 1994.
  • Campus Life : Undergraduate Cultures from the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present , 1987.
  • Alma Mater: Design and Experience in the Women's Colleges from Their Nineteenth-Century Beginnings to the 1930s, 1984.
  • Culture and the City : Cultural Philanthropy in Chicago from the 1880s to 1917, 1974.

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