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Working-Class Girls in Nineteenth-Century England : Life, Work and Schooling - Margaret Gomersall

Working-Class Girls in Nineteenth-Century England

Life, Work and Schooling

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This book is concerned with the nineteenth-century education, family life and employment of working-class girls and women. Based on extensive local research, it also draws on evidence from social, labour and women's history in a wide-ranging analysis of the purposes and practices of girls' education within a variety of forms of schooling, both public and private.

Acknowledgements - Introduction - Patriarchy Challenged? Women and Work in Nineteenth-Century Lancashire - Women's Work in Agricultural Production: Nineteenth-Century Norfolk and Suffolk - Schooling for Social Control: the Early Nineteenth Century - Religion, Reading and Really Useful Knowledge - An Education of Principle: the Later Nineteenth Century - Schooling for Domesticity? The Later Nineteenth Century - What a Woman Knows: the Significance of Education in the Lives of Working-Class Women - From the Past to the Present - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333622001
ISBN-10: 0333622006
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 187
Published: 24th February 1997
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 10