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Author Richards, David Alan, 1955-
Title Skulls and keys : the hidden history of Yale's secret societies / David Alan Richards.
Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.
©2017
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Edition First Pegasus Books edition
Description xxiv, 821 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 697-797) and index.
Contents Bonding in secret -- The secrets of Phi Beta Kappa (1781-1831) -- The founding of Scull and Bone (1832-1842) -- The "opposition" of Scroll and Key (1843-1855) -- The making of tombs, teams, and gifts (1856-1871) -- Provocations of poppycock, and Tap Day's invention (1872-1882) -- The solution of Wolf's Head (1883-1888) -- The threat to Yale democracy (1889-1911) -- The confusions of Stover and disruptions of war (1912-1919) -- Divisions of caste and expansion of the system (1920-1939) -- World war again, and other castes broken (1940-1949) -- Reforms, revelations, and rivals underground (1950-1962) -- Blacks, women, and May Day (1963-1970) -- The integration of women and decline of elites (1971-1991).
Subject Yale University -- Students -- Societies, etc. -- History.
Yale University -- Alumni and alumnae -- Societies, etc. -- History.
Secret societies -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- History.
Social classes -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- History.
Added Title Hidden history of Yale's secret societies
ISBN 9781681775173 (hardcover)
1681775174 (hardcover)