Yesterday's Children: The Antiques and History of Childcare

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Antique Collectors' Club, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 316 pages
This book describes the changing trends in childcare through the centuries. From the time when the Church, ritual and superstition dictated the way in which children were reared, through the era of Romantic Enlightenment, to our own, more or less, common-sense theories of today, the attitudes of society towards childcare have fluctuated violently, with each generation rejecting the customs of its predecessors.

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Contents

Childbirth
15
Breast Feeding
29
Raising by Hand
36
Copyright

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