Association for Childhood Education International, Jan 1, 1992 - Education - 82 pages
Written to celebrate a century of childhood and to mark the centennial year of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), this book describes childhood and childhood education during the past century in the context of the conditions during different periods. The book contains the following chapters: (1) "The American Experience in Childhood and Childhood Education through the Nineteenth Century"; (2) "Expansion and Change in Childhood and Childhood Education: 1890-1920"; (3) "A World in Depression and War: 1930-1950"; (4) "A Golden Age of Childhood: 1950-1975"; and (5) "A Changing World: Childhood and Education Reconsidered: 1975-1992." Each chapter contains a brief review of major historical events and trends, followed by the conditions and lifestyles experienced by diverse populations of children during the period discussed. The descriptions of several time periods conclude with a brief history of ACEI within the context of the time period discussed. (Contains 172 references.) (LPP)
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