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The Opening of University Education to Women in Ireland

The Opening of University Education to Women in Ireland

Judith Harford

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This book provides for the first time a comprehensive analysis of the role and significance of women’s colleges which developed in Ireland during the nineteenth century. Examines the origins of women’s colleges, the kind of education they offered to women, the type of women who attended them and the differences such an education made to women’s career prospects.

Looks at the differences between Protestant and Catholic women’s colleges and the rivalry which developed betweenthem. based on original, award-winning research conducted in archives and repositories throughout Ireland and the UK.

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Author Judith Harford
Publisher Irish Academic Press
Publication date 17 Dec 2007
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9780716528548

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