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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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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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