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A Century of Childhood

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An illustrated social history of childhood during the 20th century, written to accompany a Channel Four television series. The authors chronicle the change in the way children have treated from the "seen and not be heard" days of the Edwardian era to the post-Spock liberalism of the 1960s and beyond. By drawing on reminiscences, the book gives a child's eye view of the experience of childhood and there are first-hand interviews telling what it was like to grow up in an exclusive boarding school, in a city slum or in an ...

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A Century of Childhood
1989, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780283997563

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A Century of Childhood
1988, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780283997556


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