Growing up in America : children in historical perspective / edited by N. Ray Hiner and Joseph M. Hawes.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




xxv, 310 p. : ill., ports ; 23 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Children History.
Children Social conditions.


Hiner, N. Ray.
Hawes, Joseph M.


In search of the historical child : miniature adulthood and youth in colonial New England / Ross W. Beales, Jr. -- From the cradle to the coffin : parental bereavement and the shadow of infant damnation in Puritan society / Peter G. Slater -- Autonomy and affection : parents and children in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake families / Daniel Blake Smith -- Family history and demographic transition / Robert V. Wells -- Evangelical child rearing in the age of Jackson : Francis Wayland's views on when and how to subdue the willfulness of children / William G. McLoughlin -- Infant abandonment in early Nineteenth-Century New York City / Paul A. Gilje -- Socializing middle-class children : institutions, fables, and work values in Nineteenth Century America / Daniel T. Rodgers -- Families and foster care : Philadelphia in the late Nineteenth Century / Priscilla Ferguson Clement.
Judge Ben Lindsey and the juvenile court movement, 1901-4 / D'Ann Campbell -- The play of slave children in the plantation communities of the old South, 1820-60 / David K. Wiggins -- The battle over the child : child apprenticeship and the Freedmen's Bureau in North Carolina / Rebecca J. Scott --Federal boarding schools and the Indian child : 1920-60 / Margaret Connell Szasz -- Childhood in an urban Black ghetto / Melvin D. Williams -- Death and the family / Peter Uhlenberg -- Uncle Sam and the children : history of government involvement in child rearing / Barbara Finkelstein -- The stoop is the world / John G. Clark -- Mother, the invention of necessity : Dr. Benjamin Spock's Baby and child care / Nancy Pottishman Weiss.


Urbana : University of Illinois Press


xxv, 310 p. : ill., ports ; 23 cm.


Includes bibliographical references.
Rodris Roth Library.



Call Number

Roth HQ792.U5 G75 1985b


United States


Illini Books ed.