Victorian Education and the Ideal of Womanhood

Victorian Education and the Ideal of Womanhood

by Joan N. Burstyn

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ISBN-13: 9781138215238
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/21/2018
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926 Series
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations; Preface; 1. Politics of Aspiration: Education for the Middle Classes 2. Education and the Ideal of Womanhood 3. Women and the Economy 4. Woman’s Intellectual Capacity 5. Education and Sex 6. Religion and Woman’s Education 7. The Ideal of Womanhood Confronts Reality 8. The Opposition’s Influence on Higher Education for Women 9. Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index

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