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Woman's Work and Woman's Culture
A Series of Essays

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century

Frances Power Cobbe, Jessie Boucherett, Rev. G. Butler, Sophia Jex-Blake, James Stuart, Charles H. Pearson, Herbert N. Mozley, Julia Wedgwood, Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme, John Boyd-Kinnear
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  • Date Published: September 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108021029

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  • First published in 1869, this influential volume contains a compilation of essays written by prominent Victorian feminists and their supporters, both men and women, discussing a variety of issues which were considered of importance to the early feminist movement. Edited by campaigner Josephine Butler (1828–1906), the contributions from activists and supporters including Frances Power Cobbe (1822–1904) and Sophia Jex-Blake (1840–1912) challenge the widespread assumption that 'women's sphere is the home', through discussion of the contemporary attitude to and condition of women. Various aspects of the inequality which women experienced, including the need for female suffrage, the ending of women's legal non-existence, and the right of women to access higher education and careers including medicine and science, are explored and advocated, illustrating the central concerns of the early feminist movement and the areas in which the movement had success in later years.

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    • Date Published: September 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108021029
    • length: 438 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. The final cause of woman Frances Power Cobbe
    2. How to provide for superfluous women Jessie Boucherett
    3. Education considered as a profession for women Rev. G. Butler
    4. Medicine as a profession for women Sophia Jex-Blake
    5. The teaching of science James Stuart
    6. On some historical aspects of family life Charles H. Pearson
    7. The property disabilities of a married woman, and other legal effects of marriage Herbert N. Mozley
    8. Female suffrage, considered chiefly with regard to its indirect results Julia Wedgwood
    9. The education of girls, its present and its future Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme
    10. The social position of women in the present age John Boyd-Kinnear.

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    Josephine Butler

    Contributors

    Frances Power Cobbe, Jessie Boucherett, Rev. G. Butler, Sophia Jex-Blake, James Stuart, Charles H. Pearson, Herbert N. Mozley, Julia Wedgwood, Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme, John Boyd-Kinnear

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