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Ages of Anxiety
Ages of Anxiety
This week's featured book is Ages of Anxiety: Historical and Transnational Perspectives on Juvenile Justice, edited by Bill Bush and David Tanenhaus. You can listen to their interview, conducted by Tamara Myers, here. You can also watch their video interview, here or by navigating to this post.
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Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
This week we explore Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Cultural History of Middle-Class Childhood and Gender by Mary Hatfield. Listen to this episode of the SHCY podcast's ninth season, here.
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Incorrigibles and Innocents
Incorrigibles and Innocents
This week's featured monograph is Incorrigibles and Innocents: Constructing Childhood and Citizenship in Progressive Era Comics by Lara Saguisag. Listen to the first episode of our latest podcast season, here.
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Revisited: Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat
Revisited: Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat
Revisit Andrew R. Ruis discussion food culture in American school food programs Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States. Listen to his interview here.
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Revisited: Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
Revisited: Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica, 1788-1838
The week we revisit a February 2019 episode on 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: From Superman to Social Realism
Revisited: From Superman to Social Realism
This week we revisit the ninth featured book in our series, 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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Revisited: The Metamorphosis of Autism
Revisited: The Metamorphosis of Autism
Read about The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development by Bonnie Evans. Also listen here for the author's interview about her monograph with Ayesha Nathoo.
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Revisited: Fostering on the Farm
Revisited: Fostering on the Farm
This week we revisit 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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Revisited: The Best Possible Immigrants
Revisited: The Best Possible Immigrants
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: Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination
Revisited: Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination
This week, we revisit 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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French Children Under the Allied Bombs, 1940-1945
French Children Under the Allied Bombs, 1940-1945
Read about Lindsey Dodd's monograph, French Children Under the Allied Bombs, 1940-1945: An Oral History. You can also listen to her interview, conducted by Joe Hopkinson, a PhD student at the University of Huddersfield, here
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Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
This week we explore Jane Nicholas's monograph, Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s. To learn more and listen to her interview with Renee Bondy, click here.
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American Tomboys
American Tomboys
This week we have a review of American Tomboys, 1850-1915 by Renée Sentilles. Also take a listen to our latest podcast episode with Renée, here.
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Revisited: Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt
Revisited: 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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Sick Kids
Sick Kids
This week we discuss Sick Kids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children, a monograph by David Wright. Included is  a new SHCY podcast episode, which you can listen to, here.
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Revisited: The Government of Childhood
Revisited: The Government of Childhood

This week we revisit The Government of Childhood: Discourse, Power and Subjectivity by Karen M. Smith. In addition to the featured post, you can listen to Dr. Smith speak with Patrick J. Ryan about her monograph, here

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Figuring Korean Futures
Figuring Korean Futures

This week's feature is Figuring Korean Futures: Children’s Literature in Modern Korea by Dafna Zur. You can also listen to this week's episode of the SHCY podcast, here.

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Revisited: American Child Bride
Revisited: American Child Bride
This week we revisit American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States 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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Childhood, Education and the Stage in Early Modern England
Childhood, Education and the Stage in Early Modern England
Deanne Williams edited this collection with Richard Preiss. Click to read a review of Childhood, Education and the Stage in Early Modern England. Also be sure to listen to Deanne discuss her collection with John Edwards, a lute player and the artistic director of The Musicians in Ordinary.
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Revisited: Progressive Mothers, Better Babies
Revisited: Progressive Mothers, Better Babies
We revisit our first ever featured book, 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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