Nordic Childhoods 1700-1960: From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking

Nordic Childhoods 1700-1960: From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking

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ISBN-13: 9781351865913
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/04/2017
Series: Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Reidar Aasgaard is Professor of History of Ideas at the University of Oslo, Norway.

Marcia Bunge is Professor of Religion and Bernhardson Distinguished Chair at Gustavus Adolphus College, USA

Merethe Roos is Associate Professor of Education at Telemark University College, Norway.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Reidar Aasgaard and Marcia J. Bunge

Part 1. Spheres of life: home, church, and society

2. The child in Norwegian and Scandinavian folk beliefs Ørnulf Hodne

3. The household code: Protestant upbringing in Denmark-Norway from the Reformation to the Enlightenment Ingrid Markussen

4. "Let the little children come to me": representations of children in the confessional culture of Lutheran Norway (seventeenth-nineteenth centuries) Kristin B. Aavitsland

5. Education of children in rural Finland: the roles of homes, churches, and manor houses Anu Lahtinen

6. Children’s rights and duties: snapshots into the history of education and child protection in Denmark (ca. 1700–1900) Anette Faye Jacobsen

Part 2. Children’s development: formation, education, and work

7. "A plain and cheerful, active life on earth": children, education, and faith in the works of N.F.S. Grundtvig (1783–1872, Denmark) Marcia J. Bunge

8. "Educating poor, rich, and dangerous children": the birth of a segregated school system in nineteenth-century Sweden Bengt Sandin

9. The child in the early nineteenth century Norwegian school system Thor Inge Rørvik

10. Negotiating family, education, and labour: working-class children in Finland in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Pirjo Markkola

11. Sheep, fish, and school: conflicting arenas of childhood in the lives of Icelandic children, 1900–1970 Ólöf Garðarsdóttir

12. Educational policy and boarding schools for indigenous Sami students in Norway from 1700 to the present day Hansen, Ketil Lenert

13. Children and their stories of World War II: a study of essays by Norwegian school children from 1946 Ellen Schrumpf

14. "In song we meet on common ground": conceptions of children in songbooks for Norwegian schools (1914–1964) Eiliv Olsen

Part 3. Literature: children’s books, fairy tales, and novels

15. Children, dying, and death: views from an eighteenth-century periodical for children Merethe Roos

16. Incandescent objects and pictures of misery: Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales for children Maria Tatar

17. Inventing subjectivity and the rights of the child in nineteenth-century Nordic children’s literature Olle Widhe

18. Competent children: childhoods in Nordic children’s literature from 1850 to 1960 Åse Marie Ommundsen

19. The small people in the big picture: children in Swedish working-class novels of the 1930s Karin Nykvist

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