[LMB] Women and education
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 02:36:02 BST 2021
I found a article on The History of Women's Education on, www.//
localhistories.org it was interesting.
On Sun, Sep 12, 2021, 4:53 PM Margaret Dean <margdean56 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 8:28 AM Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com>
> > On Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 8:05 AM Peter Hews via Lois-Bujold <
> > lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> > > Universal basic education only came in because the new industrial
> > > employers needed workers who could read simple instructions and
> > > quantities. Before that, workers were better illiterate, reading gave
> > them
> > > ideas above their station.
> > >
> > I thought that a major, and earlier, factor was that when Protestants
> > appeared they believed everyone should be able to read the Bible
> > themselves, even women.
> And at about the same time, advances in printing technology meant that far
> more people could actually get their hands on copies of the Bibles that the
> Protestants were busily translating into the languages people actually
> spoke ... as well as many other books. So many factors converging...
> --Margaret Dean
> <margdean56 at gmail.com>
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