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Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500

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4 out of 5
Based on 32 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description

This book investigates the relationship between ideas about childhood and the actual experience of being a child, and assesses how it has changed over the span of five hundred years. Hugh Cunningham tells an engaging story of the development of ideas about childhood from the Renaissance to the present, including Locke, Rosseau, Wordsworth and Freud, revealing considerable differences in the wa... More

Book Information
PublisherLongman Publishing Group
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages256
ISBN-100582784530
ISBN-13978-0582784536
Publication Date04/04/2005
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About Hugh Cunningham (Author) : Hugh Cunningham is a published author. Some of the published credits of Hugh Cunningham include The Invention of Childhood, Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500 (2nd Edition) (Studies ... more
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