Working-class Girls in Nineteenth-century England

Life, Work and Schooling

  • Authors
  • Meg Gomersall

About this book


This book is concerned with the nineteenth-century education, family life and employment of working-class girls and women. Based on extensive local research, it also draws on evidence from social, labour and women's history in a wide-ranging analysis of the purposes and practices of girls' education within a variety of forms of schooling, both public and private.


education England women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1997
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-62201-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37537-6
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