Children Between the Wars: American Childhood, 1920-1940
This series examines the history of American children from colonial times to the present. It includes chronological volumes which survey the experience of children over specific historical periods, and topical volumes. Each volume features: illustrations, chronology of key events, and suggestions for further reading. This volume examines the issues of the 1920s and 1930s that changed American childhood, such as the rise of the peer group, the emergence of child experts and the child guidance movement, and recognition of female adolescence, as well as major social developments that had an impact on children and youths.
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