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Childhood in question brings together some of today's foremost writers working on the history of childhood.
|Publisher:||Manchester University Press|
|Product dimensions:||0.41(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)|
About the Author
Anthony Fletcher is Professor of History at the University of Essex
Stephen Hussey is Essex County Lecturer in History at the University of Essex
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What is a child? Anna Davin
Chapter 2: Children's deaths in the seventeenth century. Ralph Houlbrooke.
Chapter 3: Silent witnesses? Children and the breakdown of domestic and social order in early modern England.
Chapter 4: 'A denial of innocence': Female juvenile victims of rape and the English legal system in the eighteenth century.
Chapter 5: Home, play and street life: Causes of, and explanations for, juvenile crime in the early nineteenth century. Heather Shore
Chapter 6: Parental-child separation and colonial careers: The Talbot family correspondence in the 1880s and 1890s.
Chapter 7: Family, community and the regulation of child sex abuse: London 1870-1914. Louise Jackson.
Chapter 8: Homeless, destitute and neglected: Children's experience of welfare in modern Scotland. Lynn Abrams.