Education and Female Emancipation: The Welsh Experience, 1847-1914

Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (1) from $54.76   
  • New (1) from $54.76   
Sending request ...

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Educational Administration and History
“Evans is well versed in feminist writing on Welsh education . . . his knowledge of the sources is admirably complete . . . There is much new material in this book, which is worthy of consideration by students of Welsh education.” –Journal of Educational Administration and History
“An exceedingly well researched and carefully documented study of the expansion of education for women in Wales.” –Choice
Gender and Education
“This is a useful book and it does the service of introducing some outstanding pioneers of women's education.” –Gender and Education
History of Education
“Evans's book manages to be at once trail-blazing, comprehensive and scholarly.” –History of Education
“This book will be a gold mine of raw material for anyone interested in the topic of education in general or of Welsh education in particular, and will no doubt pave the way for future and more analytical works.” –Albion
Evans (education, U. College, Aberystwyth) contrasts the secondary and higher education opportunities for Welsh women before and after the reform movement of the 1880s and 1890s. He examines the personalities behind the movement and their ideas in the overall social and political context. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780708310793
  • Publisher: University of Wales Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1990
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)