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Description - Whether a Christian Woman Should be Educated and Other Writings from Her Intellectual Circle by Anna Maria Van Schurman

Advocate and exemplar of women's education, Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678) was one of Reformation Europe's most renowned writers defending women's intelligence. A supporter of the female sex, she argues that the same rigorous education that shaped her should be made available to all Christian daughters of the aristocracy. This text contains Schurman's defence of women's education, her letters to other learned women, her own account of her early life as well as responses to her work from male contemporaries. It also includes rare writings by Schurman's mentor, Voetius.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226849997
ISBN-10: 0226849996
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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