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Author Boswell, John, 1947-1994.

Title The kindness of strangers [electronic resource] : the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance / John Boswell.

Imprint New York : Vintage Books, a Division of Random House, Inc., 1990.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st Vintage books ed.
Description xviii, 488 p. ; 21 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, 1988.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [463]-473) and index.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2016. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Note Description based on print version.
Subject Abandoned children -- Europe, Western -- History.
Child welfare -- Europe, Western -- History.
Europe, Western -- Social conditions.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
Added Title Abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 0679724990 (DLC) 89040117
Standard No. 2027/heb01090 hdl

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