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Conflicting paths : growing up in America

Author: Harvey J Graff
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
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Spanning more than two centuries, this book traces the many paths to adulthood that Americans have pursued over time. Conflicting Paths is an innovative history of growing up in America that includes  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey J Graff
ISBN: 0674160673 9780674160675
OCLC Number: 954634224
Description: p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Growing Up in History: Conflicts, Paths, and Experiences First Steps in the Eighteenth Century Hops, Skips, and Jumps into the Nineteenth Century Paving the Paths in the Nineteenth Century The Beat of Different Drummers into the Early Twentieth Century The Disappearance of Childhood in Our Own Time? Appendix: Notes on Sources Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Harvey J. Graff.


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Graff's history of growing up in American from the mid-18th century to the early 20th century is ambitious...Students of history will be rewarded by the effort. And Graff's message about the uses and Read more...

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