Stone, Margaret. The Corporal Punishment of Schoolgirls: A Documentary Survey

Margaret Stone

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Stone, Margaret. The Corporal Punishment of Schoolgirls: A Documentary Survey

London: Imperia Press, 1995. Hardback small 8vo; first edition. 128 pp. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine; pictorial dust jacket with photograph of female teacher punishing schoolgirl. Condition: Near fine. Book has been handled and read but shows only very light wear. Dust jacket condition: Near fine. Minor scuffing. $300

A serious study that purports to “put the record straight with precise facts and figures” and to demonstrate the prevalence of corporal punishment even in modern times; a typical example is Clara T., who was “caned on the seat for striking the headmistress and hiding the coat of a girl in delicate health.”

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