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Uses of education : readings in Enlightenment in England

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Bucknell studies in eighteenth-century literature and culture, Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg Pa., p.238 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LC1024 .G7 B94 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8220438

Keywords:

Education, Education--Great Britain--Philosophy--History--18th century, Humanistic--Great Britain--History--18th century

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: What is education for? -- Hewers of wood and drawers of water : Mandeville and Smith -- Polite and British education : Chesterfield and Sheridan -- "Strangers to refinement" : British education and Sparta, 1740-1790 -- Women's time : Macaulay, Edgeworth, Wollstonecraft -- Afterword.