A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Enlightenment / Edition 1

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Enlightenment / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Foyster
     
 

ISBN-10: 184788797X

ISBN-13: 9781847887979

Pub. Date: 05/08/2012

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers 2800 years of history, charting the cultural, social, economic, religious, medical and political changes in domestic life.

1. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in Antiquity Edited by Mary Harlow

Overview

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers 2800 years of history, charting the cultural, social, economic, religious, medical and political changes in domestic life.

1. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in Antiquity Edited by Mary Harlow and Ray Laurence, both University of Birmingham

2. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages Edited by Louise J. Wilkinson, Canterbury Christ Church University

3. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Early Modern Age Edited by Sandra Cavallo, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Silvia Evangelisti, University of East Anglia

4. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Enlightenment Edited by Elizabeth Foyster, University of Cambridge, and James Marten, Marquette University, Milwaukee

5. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Empire Edited by Colin Heywood, University of Nottingham

6. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Modern Age Edited by Joseph M. Hawes, University of Memphis, and N. Ray Hiner, University of Kansas

Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters: 1. Family Relationships; 2; Community; 3. Economy; 4. Geography and the Environment; 5. Education; 6. Life Cycle; 7. The State; 8. Faith and Religion; 9. Health and Science; 10. World Contexts.

This means readers can either have a broad overview of a period by reading a volume or follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter in each volume. Well illustrated, the full six volume set combines to present the most authoritative and comprehensive survey available on family and childhood through history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847887979
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Series:
Cultural Histories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
1.11(w) x 1.11(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
General Editors' Preface

Introduction
Elizabeth Foyster, University of Cambridge, UK and James Marten, University of Milwaukee, USA

1 Family Relationships
Joanne Bailey, Oxford Brookes University, UK

2 Community
Alysa Levene, Oxford Brookes University, UK

3 Economy
Deborah Simonton, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

4 Geography and the Environment
Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick, UK

5 Education
Valentina K. Tikoff, DePaul University in Chicago, USA

6 Life Cycle
Mary Abbott, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

7 The State
Steven King, University of Leicester, UK

8 Faith and Religion
Allison P. Coudert, University of California Davis, USA

9 Health and Science
Mary Lindemann, University of Miami, USA

10 World Contexts
Adriana Silvia Benzaquén, Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada

Notes
Bibliography
Contributors
Index

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