Bathsua Makin

Bathsua Makin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bathsua Reginald Makin (c. 1600-c. 1675) was a proto-feminist, middle-class Englishwoman who contributed to the emerging criticism of woman's position in domestic and public spheres in 17th-century England. Herself a highly educated woman, Makin was referred to as "England's most learned lady," skilled in Greek, Latin, Hebrew, German language, Spanish, French and Italian. Makin argued primarily for the equal right of women and girls to obtain an education in an environment or culture that viewed woman as the weaker vessel, subordinated to man and uneducable. She is most famously known for her polemical treatise entitled An Essay to Revive the Ancient Education of Gentlewomen, in Religion, Manners, Arts & Tongues (1673).show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922226
  • 9786134922227