Small worlds : children & adolescents in America, 1850-1950 / edited by Elliott West & Paula Petrik.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-152975

Description

xii, 403 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Children History.
Teenagers History.
Social life and customs.

Originator

West, Elliott, 1945-
Petrik, Paula Evans.

Contents

Children and commercial culture : moving pictures in the early twentieth century / David Nasaw -- Children on the plains frontier / Elliott West -- Immigrant children at school, 1880-1940 : a child's eye view / Selma Berrol -- "Star struck" : acculturation, adolescence, and Mexican American women, 1920-1950 / Vicki L. Ruiz -- Made, bought, and stolen : toys and the culture of childhood / Bernard Mergen -- Sugar and spite : the politics of doll play in nineteenth-century America / Miriam Formanek-Brunell -- The youngest fourth estate : the novelty toy printing press and adolescence, 1870-1886 / Paula Petrik -- The homefront children's popular culture : radio, movies, comics : adventure, patriotism, and sex-typing / William M. Tuttle, Jr. -- Seen but not heard : children in American photographs / N. Ray Hiner -- Children as chattel / Lester Alston.
Golden girls : female socialization among the middle class of Los Angeles, 1880-1910 / Victoria Bissell Brown -- "Ties that bind and bonds that break" : children's attitudes toward fathers, 1900-1930 / Robert L. Griswold -- "The only thing I wanted was freedom" : wayward girls in New York, 1900-1930 / Ruth M. Alexander -- Bitter nostalgia : recollections of childhood on the midwestern frontier / Liahna Babener.

Publication

Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas

Description

xii, 403 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-382) and index.
Rodris Roth Library.

ISBN

070060510X (hardcover : alk. paper) :
0700605118 (paper : alk. paper) :

Call Number

Roth HQ792.U5 S575 1992

Places

United States