The schooling of girls in Britain and Ireland, 1800-1900

McDermid, Jane (2012) The schooling of girls in Britain and Ireland, 1800-1900, Abingdon, UK, Routledge, 216pp. (Routledge Research in Gender and Society).


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In this period, the Victorian concept of gender was under construction. Social and sexual stability was expected to provide a foundation for national identity. This book analyses the interrelation of gender and class with national identity, offering a study of girls' schooling in Britain and Ireland. The study covers England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and examines the regional and local differences that arise.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0415181968 (hardback)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
L Education > LA History of education
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > History
ePrint ID: 12196
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03

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