What Were Little Girls and Boys Made Of?: Primary Education in Rural France, 1830-1880

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SUNY Press, 1983 - Education, Primary - 209 pages
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48
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VIII
85
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Page 2 - ... one's country became a better place to live in — with more justice, liberty and prosperity — but acquiring civilisation involved not just receiving advantages but also preaching the gospel and helping others in the same path. Civilisation implied a whole social, economic and political programme, to be carried out in co-operation with like-minded citizens and, inevitably, against those whom one would label as obscurantist and reactionary. It was egalitarian but also elitist. It was universal,...

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Laura S. Stumingher is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Women s Studies of the University of Cincinnati.

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