Tag Archives: Childhood and Children

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Preschool Education & Childhood in China

A review of Precocious Politics: Preschool Education and Child Protection in China, by Margaret Mih Tillman. Margaret Mih Tillman’s Precocious Politics, traces the creation and…

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Modern Korean Childhood

A review of The Construction of the Child in Korean Children’s Magazines, 1908-1950, by Dafna Zur. By analyzing a variety of texts and illustrations in…

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Soviet Childhood in the Age of Revolution

A review of Empire’s Children: Soviet Childhood in the Age of Revolution, by Loraine de la Fe. Loraine de la Fe’s dissertation is an impressive…

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Japanese Children’s Literature 17-19c

A review of Visualizing the Child: Japanese Children’s Literature in the Age of Woodblock Print, 1678-1888, by Kristin Holly Williams. Although certainly not spoiled with…

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Science & American Childhood Cultures, 1900-80

A review of Science and the Culture of American Childhood, 1900-1980, by Rebecca Stiles Onion. The circulation of scientific knowledge among laypeople in England and…

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Asperger’s Syndrome, Biomedicine & Identity

A review of The Machine Within: An Ethnography of Asperger’s Syndrome, Biomedicine, and The Paradoxes of Identity and Technology in the Late Modern United States,…