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Title Growing up in America : children in historical perspective / edited by N. Ray Hiner and Joseph M. Hawes.

Imprint Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, c1985.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.2309 G919    ---  Available
Description xxv, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies.
Contents In search of the historical child : miniature adulthood and youth in colonial New England / Ross W. Beales, Jr. -- "From the cradle to the coffin" : parental bereavement and the shadow of infant damnation in Puritan society / Peter G. Slater -- Autonomy and affection : parents and children in eighteenth-century Chesapeake families / Daniel Blake Smith -- Family history and demographic transition / Robert V. Wells -- Evangelical child rearing in the age of Jackson : Francis Wayland's views on when and how to subdue the willfulness of children / William G. McLoughlin -- Infant abandonment in early nineteenth-century New York City : three cases / Paul A. Gilje -- Socializing middle-class children : institutions, fables, and work values in nineteenth century America / Daniel T. Rodgers -- Families and foster care : Philadelphia in the late nineteenth century / Priscilla Ferguson Clement.
Judge Ben Lindsey and the juvenile court movement, 1901-4 / D'Ann Campbell -- Play of slave children in the plantation communities of the old South, 1820-60 / David K. Wiggins -- Battle over the child : child apprenticeship and the Freedmen's Bureau in North Carolina / Rebecca J. Scott -- Federal boarding schools and the Indian child : 1920-60 / Margaret Connell Szasz -- Childhood in an urban Black ghetto : two life histories / Melvin D. Williams -- Death and the family / Peter Uhlenberg -- Uncle Sam and the children : history of government involvement in child rearing / Barbara Finkelstein -- Stoop is the world / John G. Clark -- Mother, the invention of necessity : Dr. Benjamin Spock's Baby and child care / Nancy Pottishman Weiss.
Subject Children -- United States -- History.
Children -- Social conditions.
Added Author Hiner, N. Ray.
Hawes, Joseph M.
ISBN 0252012186 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252012097 (alk. paper)

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