Childhood in World History
Filling a gap in a field with very few teaching books available, Childhood in World Historyprovides a much-needed historical overview. Studying childhood historically greatly advances our understanding of what childhood is about, and a world history focus permits broad questions to be asked.
Peter N. Stearns, an esteemed name in the field, focuses on childhood in several ways:
Highlighting the gains, the divisions, and the losses for children across the millennia, this fascinating book will appeal to students across the board, and will prove an excellent teaching resource.
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