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Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
Our twelfth Featured Books submission is the fascinating Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838 by Colleen Vasconcellos. Listen to her interview on the SHCY podcast, here.
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Revisited: CHC Season 1, Episode 10: By Birth or Consent
Revisited: CHC Season 1, Episode 10: By Birth or Consent

Our eleventh Featured Book submission is a revisited conversation with Holly Brewer at the ten-year anniversary of her prize-winning bookBy Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in AuthorityListen to Part 1 and Part 2 on the SHCY podcast.

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The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development
The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development
Read about The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development by Bonnie Evans in our tenth Featured Book instalment. Also listen here for the author's interview about her monograph with Ayesha Nathoo.
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From Superman to Social Realism: Children's Media and Scandinavian Childhood
From Superman to Social Realism: Children's Media and Scandinavian Childhood
The ninth featured book is From Superman to Social Realism: Children's Media and Scandinavian Childhood by Helle Strandgaard Jensen. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Jensen's interview with her colleague, Sophie Heywood.
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The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption
The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption
The eighth featured book is The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption by Rachel Rains Winslow. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Winslow's interview with her colleague, Heather Keaney.
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Revisited: CHC Season 2, Episode 1: Racial Innocence
Revisited: CHC Season 2, Episode 1: Racial Innocence

The seventh in the Featured Books series revisits Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Burnstein.

Listen to this episode of the SHCY podcast.

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Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims
Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims
The sixth featured book is Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims by David M. Rosen. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Rosen's interview with his colleague, Robert Houle.
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Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest
Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest
The fifth in the Featured Books series is Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest by Megan Birk. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Birk's interview which is conducted by Jennifer Robin Terry, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
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Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt
Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt
The fourth in the Featured Books series is Heidi Morrisons's Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Morrison's interview with Nancy Gallagher, professor emeritus from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Revisited: CHC Season 1, Episode 4: Developmental Thinking
Revisited: CHC Season 1, Episode 4: Developmental Thinking
The third in the Featured Books series is A Historical Sociology of Childhood: Developmental Thinking, Categorization and Graphic Visualization by André Turmel. In addition to the featured post, please listen to part 1 and part 2 of Dr. Turmel's interview with Dr. Patrick Ryan.
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American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States
American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States
Join us in listening and reading about the second in our Featured Books series: American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States, written by Nicholas L. Syrett. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Syrett's interview with his colleague at the University of Kansas, Stacey Vanderhurst.
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Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945
Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945
The first in the Featured Books series is Okezi T. Otovo's Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945. In addition to the featured post, please listen here for Dr. Otovo's interview with her colleague at Florida International University, Bianca Premo.
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