Vindication of the Rights of Woman - Mary Wollstonecraft

Vindication of the Rights of Woman

By Mary Wollstonecraft

  • Release Date: 1797-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is a treatise on overcoming the ways in which women in her time are oppressed and denied their potential in society, with concomitant problems for their households and society as a whole. The dedication is to Charles M. Talleyrand-Périgord, the late bishop of Autun whose views on female education were distasteful to Wollstonecraft. The introduction sets out her view that neglect of girls’ education is largely to blame for the condition of adult women.