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Reinventing childhood after World War II

Author: Michael Grossberg; Paula S Fass
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
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In the Western world, the modern view of childhood as a space protected from broader adult society first became a dominant social vision during the nineteenth century. Many of the West's sharpest portrayals of children in literature and the arts emerged at that time in both Europe and the United States and continue to organize our perceptions and sensibilities to this day. But that childhood is now being recreated.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)880757696
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grossberg; Paula S Fass
ISBN: 9780812205169 0812205162 1283898020 9781283898027 0812243676 9780812243673
OCLC Number: 794700695
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Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 182 p.)
Responsibility: edited by Paula S. Fass and Michael Grossberg.

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This volume brings together prominent historians of modern childhood in an effort to define how children's lives and our conceptions of childhood have changed since World War II. Essays explore how  Read more...

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"These well-researched essays, which frequently reference one another, providing a tight, synchronized analysis, would provide useful background reading in any course addressing childhood themes or Read more...

 
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