Encyclopedia Of Children And Childhood: In History And Society

Hardcover | October 31, 2003

byPaula S. Fass

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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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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 ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1055 pages, 11.58 × 8.32 × 3.36 inPublished:October 31, 2003Publisher:MacMillan Reference BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0028657144

ISBN - 13:9780028657141

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"And now here is the first encyclopedia of the history of childhood, consisting of 445 articles and 250 illustrations in three volumes written by more than 300 international scholars. The results are fascinating. "
--"Times Educational Supplement" (Febraury 2004)