This is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary survey of the education of girls and women in the United States from the Colonial period to the present. After identifying historical themes in the education of women, beginning in Greece and Rome, and later in medieval and Enlightenment Europe, this source book discusses the education of women in Colonial and Revolutionary times. The book concludes with material on transforming school and college curricula, on feminist pedagogy, and on research opportunities for the future. Each chapter is followed by an annotated bibliography of English-language books and articles. Indexes are provided.McClelland, Averil Evans is the author of 'Education of Women in the United States A Guide to Theory, Teaching, and Research' with ISBN 9780824048426 and ISBN 0824048423.