The Schooling of Girls in Britain and Ireland, 1800-1900

Author(s): 
McDermid, Jane
ISBN: 
9780415181969
Date published: 
May 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£80.00

This is a comparison of the schooling of girls in the UK in the Victorian period, focusing on the interaction of gender, class, religion and nationality. It reveals how middle-class women used reform to establish a public role for themselves based on a domesticated life for their lower class sisters.