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History of Childhood Children and Childhood in the West from Medieval to Modern Times

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ISBN-10: 074561731X

ISBN-13: 9780745617312

Edition: 2001

Authors: Colin Heywood

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Description:

Thematically organised and drawing on material from Europe and North America, this volume systematically explores the changing ways in which people have thought about childhood as a stage of life.
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Book details

List price: $79.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 12/21/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Changing Conceptions of Childhood
Conceptions of childhood in the Middle Ages
The quest for a turning point
Some themes in the cultural history of childhood
Growing Up: Relations with Parents and Peers
Parent-child relations: the first stages
Caring for Infants?
Parent-child relations during the second phase of childhood (c. 2 to 7 years)
Relations with parents and the peer group during the third phase of childhood (7 to 12 or 14)
Children in a Wider World
Children at Work
Investing in the Future
Conclusion
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index