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ERIC Number: EJ450747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
"Making Good Wives and Mothers"? The Transformation of Middle-Class Girls' Education in Nineteenth-Century Britain.
Jordan, Ellen
History of Education Quarterly, v31 n4 p439-62 Win 1991
Discusses changes in the education of middle class British girls during the nineteenth century. Reports that, although girls' education resembled boys' and promoted self-actualization and vocational preparation, an accepted aim was to produce good wives and mothers. Observes that challenges to women's presumed roles were not widespread until later generations. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)