Growing Up in England: The Experience of Childhood 1600-1914

Growing Up in England: The Experience of Childhood 1600-1914

by Anthony Fletcher

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Growing Up in England: The Experience of Childhood 1600-1914 by Anthony Fletcher

A comprehensive, nuanced and entirely fresh view of the upbringing of English children in upper and professional class families over three centuries. Drawing on personal testimony from contemporary diaries and letters, this book transforms previous understandings of parenting and what it was like to grow up in the period between 1600 and 1914.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300118506
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2008
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author


Anthony Fletcher has been professor of history at the Universities of Sheffield, Durham, and Essex, and director of the Victoria County History at London University. His previous books include Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England, 1500–1800. He lives in the UK.

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