This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare. Comparative articles include information about childhood in cultures throughout the world. Features 250 photographs representing the visual images of childhood.
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"With extensive cross-references, content outline, and list of articles, the set is eminently accessible. Useful for academic, special and public libraries supporting early childhood, education, library science, social work, and other child/parent- related professions."
--Library Journal (Febraury 2004)
Price: US $574.00