Learning to stand & speak : women, education, and public life in America's republic /

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Main Author: Kelley, Mary, 1943-
Corporate Author: Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Format: Book
Published:Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, c2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. You Will Arrive at Distinguished Usefulness: The Grounds for Women's Entry into Public Life
  • Chapter 2. The Need of Their Genius: The Rights and Obligations of Schooling
  • Chapter 3. Female Academies Are Everywhere Establishing: Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Chapter 4. Meeting in This Social Way to Search for Truth: Literary Societies, Reading Circles, and Mutual Improvement Associations
  • Chapter 5. The Privilege of Reading: Women, Books, and Self-Imagining
  • Chapter 6. Whether to Make Her Surname More or Adams: Women Writing Women's History
  • Chapter 7. The Mind Is, in a Sense, Its Own Home: Gendered Republicanism as Lived Experience
  • Epilogue
  • Index

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