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Women, religion and education in early modern England / Kenneth Charlton.

Charlton, Kenneth. (Author).
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Subject: Christian education of girls > England > History.
Women > Education > England > History.
England > Church history > 1485-
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0203158628
  • ISBN: 9780203158623
  • ISBN: 0203006968
  • ISBN: 9780203006962
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 332 pages)
  • Publisher: London ; Routledge, 1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Attitudes to women; Status; The media; Out of church; The methods; Learning to read; Listening and memory aids; Example and exemplars; Ambience: punishment and reward; When?; Women as recipients; Advices; Away to school; Academies; Elementary schools; Women as agents; Private prayer; Closet meditation; Women's reading; Mothers as educators; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Secondary sources; Index.
Summary: This is a study of the nature and extent of the education of women at this time in the context of both Protestant and Catholic ideological debates. This book offers wider insights into the controls placed on women and the freedom available to them.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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