H-Childhood is an edited network focused on the history of childhood and youth. Subscriptions to H-Childhood are free. The H-Childhood network is co-sponsored by the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) and H-Net.

Recent Network Content

New Book: Making Multicultural Families in Europe: Gender and Intergenerational Relations

New Book: Making Multicultural Families in Europe: Gender and Intergenerational Relations. Crespi, Isabella, Giada Meda, Stefania, Merla, Laura (Eds.) London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

The book is published in three formats:

- Hardback and e-book on Palgrave MacMillan’s website: https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319597546

- Downloadable pdf version (either in one piece or each chapter separately) on Springer’s website:

ANN: BBC Thinking Allowed on Vallone’s Big and Small

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b52cmx  The BBC “Thinking Allowed” is joined by Lynne Vallone, Professor of Childhood Studies, to discuss her book, Big and Small, in which she explores the often uncomfortable implications of using physical measures to judgenormalcy and perceptions of beauty. 

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