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
Julia M. Gossard won the 2017 prize for the best article published in the Journal for the History of Childhood and Youth: “Tattletales: Childhood & Authority in Eighteenth-Century France.”
Popular Cultural Association: Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers
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:
New Book: Childhood and Parenting in Transnational Settings
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.