Trailblazing Women of the Georgian Era

£14.99

Trailblazing Women of the Georgian Era depicts the eighteenth-century struggle for female success in a man’s world.

Written by Mike Rendell.

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  • How the law prevented women in the 18th century from realising their potential.
  • Examines how lack of education, as well as male prejudice, hampered moves towards equality.
  • Uses case studies to consider how some women broke the mould and refused to conform to male stereotyping.
  • Exactly 225 years on from the publication of ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ it asks how come Mary Wollstencraft’s ideas have taken so long to come to the forefront.
  • Considers how Quakerism fostered ideas for equality.
  • Challenged repressive opinions in the 18th century.

Contents: How to be a Georgian/ Clothes and Beauty/ Home and Work/ Health and Medicine/ Fitness and Sport/ Behaving Properly/ Law and Order/ A Night at the Opera/ Gambling/ Learning and Enlightenment

(Pen and Sword)

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Weight 562 g
Dimensions 24.5 × 17 × 1.2 cm
Trailblazing Women of the Georgian Era
Trailblazing Women of the Georgian Era
£14.99

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