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ERIC Number: EJ556221
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
Literacy, Schooling, and Teaching among New England Women, 1730-1820.
Perlmann, Joel; Siddali, Silvana R.; Whitescarver, Keith
History of Education Quarterly, v37 n2 p117-39 Sum 1997
Argues that female literacy in 18th-century America was more prevalent than suggested by previous studies. Relying on manuscript censuses and recent studies of deeds suggests that female literacy was almost universal by the 1790s. Explores the institutional opportunities for girls' education in colonial New England. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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