Napoleon and the Woman Question

Napoleon and the Woman Question

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qExamination of predominantly primary sources focuses on discourses of women and women's issues in light of the prevailing view of the relationship between the physical and the moral in feminine bodies and minds. Burton discusses France's first national system of midwifery education, women's medicine and surgery, and medical lawq--Provided by publisher.... female education completelya€”when he later created the Imperial University, the state monopoly over education beginning at the lycee level. ... There was definitely a market for such manuals because prior to the Revolution larger numbers of women had learned how to read. ... Finally, some writers addressed the need for instruction for lower-class women to ameliorate the shortage of educatedanbsp;...


Title:Napoleon and the Woman Question
Author: June K. Burton
Publisher:Texas Tech University Press - 2007
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