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

Author: 
William J. Reese, John L. Rury, eds.
Reviewer: 
William W. Cutler

Cutler on Reese and Rury, 'Rethinking the History of American Education'


William J. Reese, John L. Rury, eds. Rethinking the History of American Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. xii + 292 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-60009-6.

Reviewed by William W. Cutler (III, Departments of History and Educational Policies Studies, Temple University)
Published on H-Childhood (July, 2008)

Revising the Revisionists: A Reprise

Author: 
Ivan Jablonka
Reviewer: 
Jane Newland

Newland on Jablonka, 'Enfants en exil: transfert de pupilles réunionnais en métropole (1963-1982)'


Ivan Jablonka. Enfants en exil: transfert de pupilles réunionnais en métropole (1963-1982). Paris: Editions du Seuil, 2007. 349 pp. EUR 21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-02-093229-5.

Reviewed by Jane Newland (Department of French Studies, University of Waterloo)
Published on H-Childhood (May, 2008)

Exiled in France: The Plight of a Generation of Réunionnais Children

Author: 
Barbara Beatty, Emily D. Cahan, Julia Grant, eds.
Reviewer: 
Hamilton Cravens

Cravens on Beatty and Cahan and Grant, 'When Science Encounters the Child: Education, Parenting, and Child Welfare in 20th Century America'


Barbara Beatty, Emily D. Cahan, Julia Grant, eds. When Science Encounters the Child: Education, Parenting, and Child Welfare in 20th Century America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. ix + 248 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8077-4691-2.

Reviewed by Hamilton Cravens (Department of History, Iowa State University)
Published on H-Childhood (March, 2008)

Author: 
Melissa R. Klapper
Reviewer: 
Ellen Berg

Berg on Klapper, 'Small Strangers: The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America, 1880-1925'


Melissa R. Klapper. Small Strangers: The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America, 1880-1925. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2007. xix + 219 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-733-6.

Reviewed by Ellen Berg (Department of History, University of Maryland at College Park; and Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford)
Published on H-Childhood (February, 2008)

Author: 
Julie Wileman
Reviewer: 
Jane Eva Baxter

Baxter on Wileman, 'Hide and Seek: The Archaeology of Childhood'


Julie Wileman. Hide and Seek: The Archaeology of Childhood. Stroud: Tempus, 2005. x + 192 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7524-3462-9.

Reviewed by Jane Eva Baxter (DePaul University)
Published on H-Childhood (February, 2008)

Seeking and Finding Children in the Past

Author: 
Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett
Reviewer: 
Adam Golub

Golub on Benson and Harkavy and Puckett, 'Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform'


Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett. Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2007. xiv + 160 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-592-9.

Reviewed by Adam Golub (Department of American Studies, California State University, Fullerton)
Published on H-Childhood (December, 2007)

Author: 
Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett
Reviewer: 
Adam Golub

Golub on Benson and Harkavy and Puckett, 'Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform'


Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett. Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2007. xiv + 160 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-592-9.

Reviewed by Adam Golub (Department of American Studies, California State University, Fullerton)
Published on H-Childhood (December, 2007)

Author: 
Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett
Reviewer: 
Adam Golub

Golub on Benson and Harkavy and Puckett, 'Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform'


Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett. Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2007. xiv + 160 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-592-9.

Reviewed by Adam Golub (Department of American Studies, California State University, Fullerton)
Published on H-Childhood (December, 2007)

Author: 
Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett
Reviewer: 
Adam Golub

Golub on Benson and Harkavy and Puckett, 'Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform'


Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett. Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2007. xiv + 160 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-592-9.

Reviewed by Adam Golub (Department of American Studies, California State University, Fullerton)
Published on H-Childhood (December, 2007)

Author: 
Peter Jamero
Reviewer: 
Benjamin C. Zulueta

Zulueta on Jamero, 'Growing Up Brown: Memoirs of a Filipino American'


Peter Jamero. Growing Up Brown: Memoirs of a Filipino American. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. xiv + 331 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98642-5.

Reviewed by Benjamin C. Zulueta (Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published on H-Childhood (December, 2007)

The Bridge Generation

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