Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 September 2018

160 Pages | 10 halftones

4-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780190681388

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The History of Childhood: A Very Short Introduction

James Marten

Very Short Introductions

  • A wide-ranging, global history of children and youth
  • Investigates the differing experiences of young people across time and place
  • Explores the evolution of a "global childhood" of shared assumptions, experiences, and values
  • Describes how societies perceive the roles of young people in forming and preserving cultural values