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The Nineteenth-century Woman : Her Cultural and Physical World

By: Delamont, Sara.
Contributor(s): Duffin, Lorna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: Women''s History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (217 p.).ISBN: 9781136248252.Subject(s): Feminism -- History -- 19th century | Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Women -- Health and hygiene | Women -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Nineteenth-century Woman : Her Cultural and Physical WorldDDC classification: 301.41/2/09034 | 301.41209034 | 305.4209034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Dedication; 1. Introduction; 2. The Conspicuous Consumptive: Woman as an Invalid; 3. Prisoners of Progress: Women and Evolution; 4. Fitness, Feminism and Schooling; 5. The Contradictions in Ladies'' Education; 6. The Domestic Ideology and Women''s Education; 7. George Eliot and Mary Wollstonecraft; Notes on Contributors; Name Index; Subject Index
Summary: This collection of papers draws on insights from social anthropology to illuminate historical material, and presents a set of closely integrated studies on the inter-connections between feminism and medical, social and educational ideas in the nineteenth century.Throughout the book evidence from both the USA and UK shows that feminists had to operate in a restricting and complex social environment in which the concept of "the lady" and the ideal of the saintly mother defined the nineteenth-century woman's cultural and physical world.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Dedication; 1. Introduction; 2. The Conspicuous Consumptive: Woman as an Invalid; 3. Prisoners of Progress: Women and Evolution; 4. Fitness, Feminism and Schooling; 5. The Contradictions in Ladies'' Education; 6. The Domestic Ideology and Women''s Education; 7. George Eliot and Mary Wollstonecraft; Notes on Contributors; Name Index; Subject Index

This collection of papers draws on insights from social anthropology to illuminate historical material, and presents a set of closely integrated studies on the inter-connections between feminism and medical, social and educational ideas in the nineteenth century.Throughout the book evidence from both the USA and UK shows that feminists had to operate in a restricting and complex social environment in which the concept of "the lady" and the ideal of the saintly mother defined the nineteenth-century woman's cultural and physical world.

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