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Lectures on Female Education. Comprising the First and Second Series of a Course Delivered to Mrs. Garnett's Pupils, at Elm-wood, Essex County, Virginia. By James M. Garnett. To Which is Annexed, The Gossip's Manual. Fourth Edition.

By: GARNETT, JAMES M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Richmond: [VA], Printed and Published by Thomas W. White, Sole Proprietor of the Copy-right.: 1825 1825

Item Number: 16069


"The author in his introduction, emphasizes the importance of women's education, based on the assertion that women were the primarily educators of children both male & female. He proceeds to decry ""the preference which many parents, as well as teachers give to the driving, rather than to the leading system of teaching; and the principle of envious rivalship, most falsely called 'generous emulation...' The driving system consists simply in carrying the verb ... View more info