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Stearns, Peter N
Childhood in world history / Peter N. Stearns
2nd ed
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ767.87 .S73 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children -- History
Children -- Social conditions
Physical Description x, 179 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : childhood in world history -- Childhood in agricultural societies -- Childhood in the classical civilizations -- Childhood in postclassical world history : the impact of religious change -- Contacts and contrasts in the postclassical world -- Forces of change and the modern model of childhood : developments in the west, eighteenth century to 1914 -- Alongside the modern model : the pressures of colonialism -- Modern childhood in Asia : Japan adapts the new model -- Childhood and communist revolutions -- Childhood in the affluent societies, twentieth and twenty-1st centuries -- The dislocations in the twentieth and twenty-1st centuries : children face war and violence -- Globalization and childhoods -- The dilemma of children's happiness -- Conclusion : childhoods from past toward future
Series Themes in world history

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