Schools for working women, schools for misses: female professional schools in liberal Italy (1878-1914)
- female education;,
- vocational education;,
- female vocational education;,
- liberal Italy;,
- middle classes;
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The paper analyzes vocational feminine schools in Italy between 1878 and 1914 and points out a dramatic shift occurred during the ’90. Before 1890s, feminine vocational schools were aimed at training perspective manual workers. Eventually, the growing requests for skilled housekeepers modified those schools strikingly.