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

On Orphananges

Hello everyone,

Nazan Maksudyan's work on orphans in Ottoman empire, and Beth Baron's 'Orphan Scandal' are fascinating works. Are there more books/articles on the histories of colonial-era orphanages? 

podcast interview with Richard Ivan Jobs about Backpack Ambassadors

I would like to alert colleagues about a podcast interview I have done with Michael Robinson of 'Time to Eat the Dogs' about my new book Backpack Ambassadors:  How Youth Travel Integrated Europe (Chicago, 2017).  It was a pleasure to speak with Michael.  Please follow the link below:


Thank you,

Richard Ivan Jobs

New Open Access Book: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?

***Apologies for any cross-posting***

UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood. Free download: https://goo.gl/RytW2g

Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?
Edited by Rachel Rosen and Katherine Twamley