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The Resource A history of childhood : children and childhood in the West from medieval to modern times, Colin Heywood

A history of childhood : children and childhood in the West from medieval to modern times, Colin Heywood

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A history of childhood : children and childhood in the West from medieval to modern times
Title
A history of childhood
Title remainder
children and childhood in the West from medieval to modern times
Statement of responsibility
Colin Heywood
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Colin Heywood's classic account of childhood from the early Middle Ages to the First World War combines a long-run historical perspective with a broad geographical spread. This new, comprehensively updated edition incorporates the findings of the most recent research, and in particular revises and expands the sections on theoretical developments in the 'new social studies of childhood', on medieval conceptions of the child, on parenting and on children’s literature. Rather than merely narrating their experiences from the perspectives of adults, Heywood incorporates children’s testimonies, 'looking up' as well as 'down'. Paying careful attention to elements of continuity as well as change, he tells a story of astonishing material improvement for the lives of children in advanced societies, while showing how the business of preparing for adulthood became more and more complicated and fraught with emotional difficulties. Rich with evocative details of everyday life, and providing the most concise and readable synthesis of the literature available, Heywood's book will be indispensable to all those interested in the study of childhood. --
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Heywood, Colin
Dewey number
305.23
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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A history of childhood : children and childhood in the West from medieval to modern times, Colin Heywood
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Note
Earlier edition: 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn998749031
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
vii, 261 pages
Isbn
9780745651668
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)998749031
Label
A history of childhood : children and childhood in the West from medieval to modern times, Colin Heywood
Publication
Copyright
Note
Earlier edition: 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn998749031
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
vii, 261 pages
Isbn
9780745651668
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)998749031

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