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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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Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America
Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America
Learn about Johann N. Neem's latest monograph, Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America. Also listen to his interview with Kate Destler, here.
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A Year of Books
A Year of Books
Join us as we review A Year of Books: a look back at the monographs and edited collections that we featured in 2019, Day 3 of A Year in a Week.
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Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship
Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship
Our Featured Book this week is Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship: Mobility, Community and Identity between China and the United States by Lisong Liu. Read a review of his book from the JHCY, or listen to Liu's interview by Shauna Lo, here.
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Revisited: The Struggle for Equal Adulthood
Revisited: The Struggle for Equal Adulthood

This revisited episode of Childhood: History and Critique offers a conversation with Corinne Field, author of The Struggle for Equal Adulthood. Listen to this episode of the SHCY podcast.

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Students of the Dream
Students of the Dream
Listen to Dr. Ruthie Yow discuss her latest monograph, Students of the Dream: Resegregation in a Southern City with poet Dr. Lauren Neefe. Or click to read a review of her monograph from the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth
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Raising Government Children
Raising Government Children
Dr. Catherine Rymph discusses her new monograph, Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State with her colleagues, Dr. Cassandra Yacovazzi and Dr. Sara Gable. Listen here.
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Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee
Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee
Joel P. Rhodes discusses his book, Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee: The Sixties in the Lives of American Children, with Dr. Lily Santoro of Southeast Missouri State University. Listen here.
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Hawaiian by Birth
Hawaiian by Birth
Take a listen as Joy Schultz discusses her monograph, Hawaiian by Birth: Missionary Children, Bicultural Identity, and US Colonialism in the Pacific with her peer, Emily Manktelow.
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Evil Children in the Popular Imagination
Evil Children in the Popular Imagination
Karen Renner explores the horrors of evil child narratives in her monograph, Evil Children in the Popular Imagination, in a conversation with Trevor Warren and Courtney Brooks. Listen here.
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American Girls and Global Responsibility
American Girls and Global Responsibility
Jennifer Helgren discusses her new monograph, American Girls and Global Responsibility: A New Relation to the World during the Early Cold War with Traci Roberts-Camps. Listen here.
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Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics
Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics
Co-editors Brittany Tullis and Mark Heimermann discuss their collection, Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics, with Qiana Whitted. Listen here.
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Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States
Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion discusses her book, Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States, with Deanna Day. Listen here.

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Revisited: Transnational Youth
Revisited: Transnational Youth

Richard Ivan Jobs explores transnational youth histories in an interview with Patrick Ryan, plus the JHCY review of his book Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe. Listen here.

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Revisited: The Examined Life
Revisited: The Examined Life

This revisited episode of Childhood: History and Critique offers a conversation with Ansgar Allen, author of Benign Violence: Education in and Beyond the Age of ReasonListen to the SHCY podcast episode, here.

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The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice
The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice
Barry C. Feld's The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice is this week's featured book. Listen to Dr. Feld discuss his work, here.
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Mediating Morality: the Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era
Mediating Morality: the Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era
Learn about Clare Daniel's monograph, Mediating Morality: the Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era. Listen to her interview here.
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Revisited: Historical Truth and Childhood Trauma
Revisited: Historical Truth and Childhood Trauma

Robert Niezen and Patrick Ryan discuss the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Canada and Canada's history of Indigenous residential schooling. Listen to the SHCY podcast episode, here.

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