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A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Modern Age

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Modern Age, Volume 6

by Joseph M. Hawes

Joseph M. Hawes is Professor Emeritus at the University of Memphis. His most recent works include Family and Society in American History and Family in American Society: an Encyclopedia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and N. Ray Hiner

N. Ray Hiner is Professor Emeritus of History and Education at the University of Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2010
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9781350049642
  • ISBN:
    978-1-3500-4964-2 (online)

    978-1-84788-799-3 (hardback)

    978-1-4725-5472-7 (paperback)
  • Edition:
    First edition
  • Place of Publication:
    London
  • Published Online:
    2017
A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Modern Age
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A thematic overview of how childhood and the family were perceived in the period from 1900 to the twenty-first century, covering life cycle, relationships, community, economy, the state, the environment, education, religion and health.

As with all the volumes in the illustrated Cultural History of Childhood and Family set, this volume presents essays on family relationships, community, economy, geography and the environment, education, life cycle, the state, faith and religion, health and science, and world contexts.