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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1989
Reviews the occupation of English Victorian governess in terms of geographical variations, the bureaucratization of the position, background of candidates, and the inequalities suffered by persons engaging in this profession. Offers case histories of governesses in an effort to characterize those who engaged in this profession. (KO)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1988
Examines the influence of education upon the lives of British working-class girls between 1870-1914, taking into account the fact that for many, schooling was subordinated to work. Discusses gender stereotyping, stating that only the most determined girls obtained, through education, entry into jobs allowing talent development and competition with…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Children, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education