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Finding her power through collaboration : a biography of Louise Spindler

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entire dissertation1.PDF Copyright by Sandra Epperson Wolf 2002 FINDING HER POWER THROUGH COLLABORATION: A BIOGRAPHY OF LOUISE SPINDLER by Sandra Epperson Wolf, B.A., M.A. Dissertation Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of The University of Texas at Austin in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy The University of Texas at Austin August 2002 Dedicated to – George Dearborn Spindler Professor Emeritus, Stanford University Louise’s devoted husband and collaborator and Enrique (Henry) T. Trueba Professor Emeritus, the University of Texas at Austin the Spindlers ’ student and collaborator, and my mentor v Acknowledgements With Appreciation and Gratitude – To George Spindler, who for 18 months very patiently allowed me to discuss in great detail his life and work with Louise, and provided me much information heretofore unpublished. I would not and could not have written about Louise with you. Knowing you is a highlight of my life. To Henry Trueba, whose inspiration as a teacher, scholar, and caring human being is in evidence throughout this dissertation. I cannot imagine my graduate experience without you. To my University of Texas faculty committee, each a distinguished scholar: Don Carleton, historian and Director of the Center for American History, and education professor Lisa Goldstein, who share the talent for creative and memorable teaching; Oscar Mink, whose special brand of intelligence and energy were a welcome addition; and O.L. Davis, Jr., who

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