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Religion, Law, and the Medical Neglect of Children
Religion, Law, and the Medical Neglect of Children
Lynne Curry reflects on her new book Religion, Law, and the Medical Neglect of Children in the United States, 1870-2000 - 'The Science of the Age.'  Listen to her conversation with Sace Elder here.
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The Persistence of Slavery
The Persistence of Slavery
Robin Chapdelaine discusses her book, The Persistence of Slavery: An Economic History of Child Trafficking in Nigeria, with Stacey Akines. Watch here.
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The Maternalists
The Maternalists
Shaul Bar-Haim discusses his book, The Maternalists: Psychoanalysis, Motherhood, and the British Welfare State (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021), with Kristine Alexander. Listen here.
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Writing Maternity
Writing Maternity
Dara Rossman Regaignon discusses her book, Writing Maternity: Medicine, Anxiety, Rhetoric, and Genre, with Ann Jurecic. Listen here.
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Mobilizing Japanese Youth
Mobilizing Japanese Youth
Christopher Gerteis discusses his book, "Mobilizing Japanese Youth: The Cold War and the Making of the Sixties Generation," with Bill Mihalopoulos. Watch here.
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From Dead Ends to Cold Warriors
From Dead Ends to Cold Warriors
Peter W. Y. Lee discusses his book, From Dead Ends to Cold Warriors: Constructing American Boyhood in Postwar Hollywood Films, with Patrice Reyes—listen here.
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Fictions of Integration
Fictions of Integration
Naomi Lesley discusses her monograph Fictions of Integration: American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education with Vanessa Martinez. Listen to the episode here.
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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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