- 1615-1849 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent, medium and format
44 digital objects in pdf format.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The books in this collection constitute some of the oldest material from The Women’s Library and LSE, dating from the early 17th century to the mid 19th century. The collection explores how social expectations of women and their perceived roles in society have changed throughout the centuries, featuring perspectives from both female and male authors. The books include academic and philosophical works, such as treatises, essays and recorded lectures, as well as petitions, instructional books, works of fiction, satire and general entertainment.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Copyright and licencing
As of June 2023, items of this collection are out of copyright and can be re-used under the Public Domain Mark. For further information please see our Terms and Conditions useful page.