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Governesses and Education
Burton, Warren. Helps to education in
the homes of our country. Boston: Crosby and Nichols,
Clarke, Patricia. The Governesses: letters from the
colonies, 1862-1882. Hawthorne, Victoria: Hutchinson of
Finsterwald, Lori. The Governess in nineteenth century
England. Amherst, MA: [s.n.], 1978.
Ginder, Paula. Fallen gentlewomen: the study of the
governess in Victorian society, Victorian fiction and the
novels of the Bronte sister. Coe College Honor Thesis,
Hughes, Kathryn. The Victorian governess. London, Rio
Grande, Ohio: Hambledon Press, 1993.
Martineau, Harriet. Household education. London: Smith,
Elder and Co., 1861
Newcomb, Samuel Prout. Pleasant pages for young people;
or book of home education and entertainment. Boston:
Gould and Lincoln, 1853.
Renton, Alice. Tyrant or Victim: a history of the British
governess. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1991.
Ridout, Susan F. Letters to a young governess: on the
principles of education and other subjects connected with
her duties. London: Orger and Meryon, 1840.
Whitman, Sylia. Modest expectations: the American nanny
and her charges. Thesis -Harvard University, 1984.