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Title Children in colonial America / edited by James Marten ; with a foreword by Philip J. Greven.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.230903 C437 2007    ---  Available
Description xiii, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Children and youth in America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-243) and index.
Contents Pt I. Race and colonization. Indian children in early Mexico / Dorothy Tanck de Estrada -- Colonizing childhood : religion, gender, and Indian children in southern New England, 1600-1720 / R. Todd Romero -- Imperial ideas, colonial realities : enslaved children in Jamaica, 1775-1834 / Audra Abee Diptee -- Pt II. Family and society. Sibling relations in early American childhoods : a cross-cultural analysis / C. Dallett Hemphill -- "I shall beat you, so that the devil shall laugh at it": children, violence, and the courts in New Amsterdam / Mariah Adin -- "Improved" and "very promising children" : growing up rich in eighteenth-century South Carolina / Darcy Fryer -- Pt III. Cares and Tribulations. "Decrepit in their early youth" : English children in Holland and Plymouth plantation / John J. Navin -- Idiocy and the construction of competence in colonial Massachusetts / Parnel Wickham -- "My constant attention on my sick child" : the fragility of family life in the world of Elizabeth Drinker / Helena M. Wall -- Pt IV. Becoming Americans. From German catholic girls to colonial American women : girlhood in the French gulf south and the British mid-Atlantic colonies / Lauren Ann Kattner -- "Let both sexes be carefully instructed" : educating youth in colonial Philadelphia / Keith Pacholl -- From saucy boys to sons of liberty : politicizing youth in pre-revolutionary Boston / John L. Bell.
Subject United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
Children -- United States -- History -- 16th century.
Children -- United States -- History -- 17th century.
Children -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
America -- Social life and customs.
America -- Social conditions.
Children -- America -- History -- 18th century.
Added Author Marten, James Alan.
ISBN 0814757162 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814757154 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814757154 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814757161 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2440156
YDXCP 2448266
AU@ 000040464194

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