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Women and 19th century education

O'Day, Rosemary (2000). Women and 19th century education. In: Bellamy, Joan ed. Women, scholarship and criticism : gender and knowledge c.1750-1900. Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. 91–109.

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Abstract

This essay is concerned with the contribution of women to education as a discipline in both its practice and its theory. Women scholars operated on both a highly individualistic and a collective level. A biographical approach is as helpful as a view that emphasises "networking" and collaboration in the service of a common cause. Using both approaches, this essay examines the major contribution that women made to the development of education as a serious subject during the nineteenth century.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2000 Manchester University Press
ISBN: 0-7190-5719-1, 978-0-7190-5719-9
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > History
Item ID: 21739
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2010 15:33
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21739
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