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The Common School Awakening
The Common School Awakening
David Komline discusses his book, The Common School Awakening: Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education, with Adam Laats. Watch here.
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Schooling and State Formation in Early Modern Sweden
Schooling and State Formation in Early Modern Sweden
Bengt Sandin discusses his book, Schooling and State Formation in Early Modern Sweden, with Johanna Sköld. Listen here.
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Making the Best of It
Making the Best of It
Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw discuss their edited volume, Making the Best of It: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War. Watch here.
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The Best Weapon for Peace
The Best Weapon for Peace
Erica Moretti discusses her award-winning book, The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children's Rights (University of Wisconsin Press, 2021), with Anna Kathryn Kendrick. Listen here.
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Children of the Silent Majority
Children of the Silent Majority
Seth Blumenthal discusses his monograph, Children of the Silent Majority: Young Voters and the Rise of the Republican Party, 1968-1980, with Gavin Benke. Listen here.
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Gareth B. Matthews, The Child's Philosopher
Gareth B. Matthews, The Child's Philosopher
Maughn Rollins Gregory and Megan Jane Laverty discuss their edited volume, Gareth B. Matthews, The Child's Philosopher (Routledge, 2022), with Aaron Yarmel. Watch here.
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The Moral Project of Childhood
The Moral Project of Childhood
Daniel Thomas Cook discusses his book, The Moral Project of Childhood: Motherhood, Material Life and Early Children’s Consumer Culture, with Patrick Ryan. Watch here.
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Jewish Childhood in Kraków
Jewish Childhood in Kraków
Joanna Sliwa discusses her book, Jewish Childhood in Kraków: A Microhistory of the Holocaust, with Adara Goldberg. Watch here.
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Little Cold Warriors
Little Cold Warriors
This week's feature is Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s by Victoria M. Grieve. She is interviewed on the SHCY Podcast by Julia Gossard.
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Girls to the Rescue
Girls to the Rescue
Emily Hamilton-Honey and Susan Ingalls Lewis discuss their book, Girls to the Rescue: Young Heroines in American Series Fiction of World War I, with LuElla D'Amico. Watch here.
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Animals, Museum Culture and Children's Literature in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Animals, Museum Culture and Children's Literature in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Laurence Talairach discusses her new book, Animals, Museum Culture and Children’s Literature in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Curious Beasties (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), with Catherine Delyfer. You can listen here.
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Plants in Children's and Young Adult Literature
Plants in Children's and Young Adult Literature
Melanie Duckworth and Lykke Guanio-Uluru discuss their edited volume, Plants in Children's and Young Adult Literature with Annika Herb. Watch here.
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Childhood and Modernity in Cold War Mexico City
Childhood and Modernity in Cold War Mexico City
Revisit a discussion between Elieen Ford and Antoinette Burton about Ford's book, Childhood and Modernity in Cold War Mexico City. You can listen here. This conversation originally aired as Season 9, Episode 11 of the SHCY Podcast.
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Ballet Class: An American History
Ballet Class: An American History
Revisit a conversation between Melissa Klapper and Janet Golden on Klapper's monograph, Ballet Class: An American History. You can listen to the episode here.
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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Education
The Oxford Handbook of the History of Education
Revisit a conversation about The Oxford Handbook of the History of Education between its editors, Eileen H. Tamura and John L. Rury. You can listen here.
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Gilded Youth
Gilded Youth
This week we explore Gilded Youth: Privilege, Rebellion, and the British Public School, a monograph by James Brooke-Smith. You can listen to Brooke-Smith's interview with Frans de Bruyn here.
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Fixing the Poor
Fixing the Poor
Molly Ladd-Taylor discusses her monograph, Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century, with Anne G. Rubenstein. You can listen to their podcast episode here
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L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s)
L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s)
This week's featured book is a volume of essays, L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s), co-edited by Rita Bode and Jean Mitchell. Listen to their discussion on the SHCY podcast, here.
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Vicious Infants
Vicious Infants
Laura Soderberg and Mary Zaborskis discuss Soderberg's new book, Vicious Infants: Dangerous Childhoods in Antebellum U.S. Literature. Watch here.
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Upon the Altar of Work
Upon the Altar of Work
Betsy Wood and Brian Rouleau discuss Wood's book, Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor & the Rise of a New American Sectionalism. You can watch here.
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