Education makes women… what?! Yep. This time we delve into a wildly popular book from 1873 that proposed precisely this. This is Edward H. Clarke’s Sex in Education: A Fair Chance for the Girls. It’s gonna be a doozy.
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Clarke, E. H. (1873). Sex In Education: Or, A Fair Chance for the Girls. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co.
Drachman, V. G. (2012, Apr 24). “The History Page: The Fairer Sex.” The Daily. Retrieved July 1, 2017, from: http://wwphs.sharpschool.com/common/pages/DisplayFile.aspx?itemId=18072594
Gold, S. (2013, May 13). “College Doesn’t Make You Infertile: The AAUW’s 1885 Research.” AAUW. Retrieved July 1, 2017, from: http://www.aauw.org/2013/05/13/college-doesnt-make-you-infertile/
Howes, A. G. (1885). Health Statistics of Women College Graduates. Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co.
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