Women's Education in the United States, 1780-1840

Women s Education in the United States Margaret Nash s groundbreaking Women s Education in the United States examines education from the early national period through the formation of the institutions that are widely recognized

  • Title: Women's Education in the United States, 1780-1840
  • Author: Margaret A. Nash Nash, Margaret A. Nash, Margaret A.
  • ISBN: 9781403969385
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback
  • Margaret Nash s groundbreaking Women s Education in the United States, 1780 1840 examines education from the early national period through the formation of the institutions that are widely recognized as the forerunners of the women s college movement Nash argues that in this period education was not as strongly gendered as other historians have posited The rising rhetoriMargaret Nash s groundbreaking Women s Education in the United States, 1780 1840 examines education from the early national period through the formation of the institutions that are widely recognized as the forerunners of the women s college movement Nash argues that in this period education was not as strongly gendered as other historians have posited The rising rhetoric of human rights, Enlightenment thought, and evangelical Christianity, in an age of dynamic economic change, helped build a broad ideological base for the spread of female education Education was key to the project of class formation, and Nash contends that class and race were salient than gender in the construction of educational institutions Women s Education in the United States, 1780 1840 is an essential text for all courses in the field of education and will change the way we all think about the history of higher learning.

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    1. Margaret A. Nash Nash, Margaret A. Nash, Margaret A. says:

      Margaret A. Nash Nash, Margaret A. Nash, Margaret A. Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Women's Education in the United States, 1780-1840 book, this is one of the most wanted Margaret A. Nash Nash, Margaret A. Nash, Margaret A. author readers around the world.

    2. A succinct, concise, obsessively-researched, and revolutionary little book about the secondary education available to white middle-class women in early American society, and the ways that white middle class women perpetuated class and racial divisions through middle-class educational ideologies.

    3. This work is a fairly comprehensive treatment of educational institutions in the US in the early national and antebellum period. Nash argues that during this period, opportunities for (white, middle-upper class women) increased dramatically, but that this increase did not correlate to improved opportunities for women in other arenas (i.e political, economic power).Support for women's education came from many angles: the Lockians of the Enlightenment believed women's minds were tabula rasa, as me [...]

    4. Decent read on a rare subject. Nash points out many times that there was a positive prevalence of society to have women as educated and learned as men.

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