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The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

Edited by: Paula S. Fass

Print publication date:  November  2012
Online publication date:  February  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415782326
eBook ISBN: 9780203075715
Adobe ISBN: 9781135121709

10.4324/9780203075715
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The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances that have taken place in the past few decades in this crucial field.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Images of Childhood in Classical Antiquity Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Children in Judaism and Christianity Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Childhood in Medieval and Early Modern Times Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Childhood and the Enlightenment Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Parent–Child Relations in Western Europe and North America, 1500–Present Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Children's Work in Countryside and City Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Children and War Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Childhood Emotions in Modern Western History Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Children and the State Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Vexed History of Children and Sex Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Age, Schooling, and Development Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Making Adolescence More or Less Modern Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Physical Spaces of Childhood Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Play, Games, and Toys Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Children as Consumers Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Picturing Childhood in the Modern West Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Children's Literature Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Children in North American Slavery Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Mixed-Race Children in the American West Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Infanticide, Abortion, Children, and Childhood in Sweden, 1000–1980 Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Social Welfare in the Western World and the Rights of Children Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Children as Vagrants, Vagabonds, and Thieves in Nineteenth-Century America Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Children in Scouting and Other Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  24:  New Opportunities for Children in the Great Depression in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Childhood and Youth in Nazi Germany Download PDF
Chapter  26:  International Child Saving Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Latin American Childhoods and the Concept of Modernity Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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