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Author Pollock, Linda A.

Title Forgotten children : parent-child relations from 1500 to 1900 / Linda A. Pollock.

Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.2309 POLL    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  305.2309 POLL    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  305.23 POL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Revision of thesis (doctoral)--University of St. Andrews, 1981.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 296-334.
Contents 1 Past children. A review of the literature on the history of childhood 1 -- Aries thesis 1 -- Evidence for the thesis 22 -- Explanations for the transition in the parent-child relationship 28 -- 2 Thesis re-examined: a criticism of the literature 33 -- Evolutionary and functional aspects of parental care 34 -- Evidence for the historical thesis 43 -- Argument of the historical thesis 52 -- Is a history of childhood possible? 65 -- 3 Issues concerning evidence 68 -- Primary sources 69 -- Newspaper reports 91 -- 4 Attitudes to children 96 -- Concept of childhood 96 -- Illness and death 124 -- 5 Discipline and control 143 -- Discipline in the home 144 -- Discipline in school 188 -- 6 From birth to twelve 203 -- Birth 204 -- Infancy 212.
Subject Children -- History.
Children -- Public opinion -- History.
Parent and child -- History.
Child development -- History.
Public opinion -- History.
ISBN 0521271339 (paperback)
0521250099