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Children remembered : responses to untimely death in the past

Author: Robert Woods
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Children Remembered discusses the relationship between parents and children in the past, exploring the experience of parental grief over four centuries in America, England and France. The book engages with the hypothesis of "parental indifference" associated with the French cultural historian Philippe Ariès by analysing the changing risk of mortality since the sixteenth century and assessing its consequences. Woods  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woods, Robert.
Children remembered.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)74550826
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Woods
ISBN: 9781846312823 1846312825 9781781380482 1781380481
OCLC Number: 277090451
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: 'the lines of life' --
Après la mort des enfants --
Mortality, childcare and mourning --
Children in pictures and monuments --
Emotions and literature --
Poems, mainly of child loss --
The vocabulary of grief --
Parallel histories: experience and expression.
Responsibility: Robert Woods.

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While the work is firmly grounded in demography, it is especially concerned with current debates in social and cultural history, with the history of childhood, the way pictorial images can be `read',  Read more...

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This is an exceptional book. -- Richard M. Smith Children Remembered is a valuable contribution to the historiography of childhood, death, grief, and emotions and will surely be appreciated for its Read more...

 
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