Women in Teacher Training Colleges, 1900-1960: A Culture of Femininity

Synopsis

An intricate and fascinating investigation into the lives and experiences of women in these important and increasingly archaic institutions of the early twentieth century. The book provides an overview of the historical context of the development of the colleges and focuses on the histories of three colleges in particular: Homerton in Cambridge, Avery Hill in Eltham, East London and Bishop Otter in Cichester.