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The Right to Learn, the Right to Teach: Intellectual and Artistic Work as a Profession

  • Anna Bellavitis
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Abstract

A matter of fundamental importance for the history of work is, in all ages and societies, that of training. The chapter examines the access of women to education in Catholic and Protestant Europe, and the possibilities that women had to make their living as teachers. The intellectual and artistic work as a profession for women is examined through the careers of some female intellectual and artists: scientists, actresses, singers, journalists, painters, in different European contexts. There were specific timeframes in this process not always following the patterns that would seem more obvious to us.

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  • Anna Bellavitis
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  1. 1.University of RouenRouenFrance

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