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Huck's Raft


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Mai 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Like Huck's raft, the experience of American childhood has been both adventurous and terrifying. Mintz gives readers the first comprehensive history of American childhood, encompassing both the child's and the adult's tumultuous early years of life.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface Prologue 1. Children of the Covenant 2. Red, White, and Black in Colonial America 3. Sons and Daughters of Liberty 4. Inventing the Middle-Class Child 5. Growing Up in Bondage 6. Childhood Battles of the Civil War 7. Laboring Children 8. Save the Child 9. Children under the Magnifying Glass 10. New to the Promised Land 11. Revolt of Modern Youth 12. Coming of Age in the Great Depression 13. Mobilizing Children for World War II 14. In Pursuit of the Perfect Childhood 15. Youthquake 16. Parental Panics and the Reshaping of Childhood 17. The Unfinished Century of the Child Notes Index

Portrait

Steven Mintz is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of History at the University of Houston.

Pressestimmen

"[An] often fascinating and massively documented exploration of four centuries of American childhood... Huck's Raft is a work of scholarly integrity and humanist zeal." - Joyce Carol Oates, Times Literary Supplement"
EAN: 9780674019980
ISBN: 0674019989
Untertitel: A History of American Childhood. 36 halftones. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Harvard University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2006
Seitenanzahl: 464 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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