[LMB] Women and education

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 02:37:56 BST 2021


Oops! That's  https.//localhistories.org .

On Sun, Sep 12, 2021, 8:36 PM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > 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
>> multiply
>> > > 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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