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Bluestockings: The Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education
Bluestockings The Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education
Author: Jane Robinson
In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man’s. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither and die. When the Cambridge Senate held a vote on whether women students should be allowed official membersh...  more »
ISBN: 314532
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 261
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Publisher: Penguin Books (UK Edition)
Book Type: Paperback
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