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

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

by Joseph M. Hawes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1847887996

ISBN-13: 9781847887993

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

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847887993
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
Joseph M. Hawes, University of Memphis, USA and N. Ray Hiner, University of Kansas, USA

1 Family Relationships
David Barrett and Maria Kukhareva, both University of Bedfordshire, UK

2 Community
Mona Gleason and Veronica Strong-Boag, both University of British Columbia, Canada

3 Economy
Lisa Jacobson and Erika Rappaport, both University of California-Santa Barbara, USA

4 Environment
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, Iowa State University, USA

5 Education
William J. Reese, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

6 Life Cycle
Katherine Jellison, Ohio University, USA

7 The State
Kriste Lindenmeyer, University of Maryland, USA and Jeanine Graham, University of Waikato, New Zealand

8 Faith and Religion
Jon Pahl, Lutheran Theological Seminar at Philadelphia, USA

9 Health and Science
Doug Imig and Frances Wright, both University of Memphis, USA

10 World Contexts
Jeanine Graham, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Notes
Bibliography
Contributors
Index

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