by Steven Mintz
Hardcover, 445 pages, Harvard Univ Pr, List Price: $29.95 |
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Explores many aspects of the changing societal role of children throughout American history, and credits the impact that children have had on major historical events.
November 29, 2004 A new history of American childhood concludes that young people are much more adaptable, resiliant and capable than we believe. In fact, several authorities believe they've needed new skills, in order to survive disease, deprivation, unstable families and long hours of hard work.
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