O272-7 ,0-582-40431-2, Hilton, Mary, Hirsch, Pam, Practical Visionaries: Women, Education and Social Progress, 1790-1930 */ This latest book in the Women and Men in History Series examines women educationists in nineteenth century and early twentieth century Britain. It explores new avenues opened up by the latest research in gender studies and the book reveals how women leaders were determined to transform education in the quest for a better society. Shows the important role played by Mary Carpenter, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, Elizabeth Edwards and Maria Montessori. For those intersted in the social history of Britain.
About the Author
Mary Hilton is a Senior Lecturer in Education and Pam Hirsch is a Senior Research Associate at Homerton College, Cambridge.