Women's Education in the United States, 1780-1840 / Edition 1

Women's Education in the United States, 1780-1840 / Edition 1

by M. Nash
ISBN-10:
140396937X
ISBN-13:
9781403969378
Pub. Date:
09/25/2007
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
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Women's Education in the United States, 1780-1840 / Edition 1

Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title. Stock of this book requires shipment from overseas. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. Winner of 2005 American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critic's Choice Award, this is a groundbreaking from Margaret Nash examining the development of women's education.

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ISBN-13: 9781403969378
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/25/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction "Is Not Woman a Human Being?" Discourses on Education in the Early National Period "Cultivating the Powers of Human Beings": Curriculum and Pedagogy in Schools and Academies in the New Republic Female Education and the Emergence of the "Middling Classes" "Perfecting Our Whole Nature": Intellectual and Physical Education Possibilities and Limitations: Education and White Middle-Class Womanhood

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