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Huck"s Raft

A History of American Childhood

by Steven Mintz

  • 141 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children,
  • Social History,
  • United States - General,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • History / United States / General,
  • History - General History,
  • Child rearing,
  • Childhood,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691685M
    ISBN 100674019989
    ISBN 109780674019980

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Huck's Raft is a wonderful book for people who are interested in how families lived and worked in America starting in colonial times. The quintessential literary "child" referred to is of course Huckleberry Finn, whom author, Mark Twain, created to personify the social characteristics that have made America into the country it is today: self-reliant, rebellious, curious, atheistic and danger Cited by:   The book ends with a discussion of parental panics (kidnapping, molestation, murder) and the rise in mass-shootings in high schools.

This text will be Hucks Raft book useful to anyone studying children's literature, American culture This was a really comprehensive book on the history of children and conceptions of childhood in American culture/5.

Like Huck's raft, the experience of American childhood has been both adventurous and terrifying. For more than three centuries, adults have agonized over raising children while children have followed their own paths to development and expression.

Now, Steven Mintz gives us the first comprehensive history of American childhood encompassing both the child's and the adult's tumultuous early years 4/5(4). With a nod to the past, Mintz revisits an alternative to the goal-driven realities of contemporary childhood.

An odyssey of psychological self-discovery and growth, this book suggests a vision of childhood that embraces risk and freedom -- like the daring adventure on Huck's raft.

Huck’s Raft (), a non-fiction book Hucks Raft book American author and historian Steven Mintz, provides a history of childhood in America. From the Puritans to the Industrial Revolution and beyond, Huck’s Raft gives a clear-eyed and, admittedly, a rather grim portrait of how children lived and died over four centuries on the American continent.

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Mintz gives readers the first comprehensive history of American childhood, encompassing both the child's and the adult's tumultuous early years of life. This book is sure to become the standard in the field.

” —John R. Gillis, author of A World of Their Own Making: Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family Values “ Huck’s Raft is simply the best overview of the history of childhood in the US. Through masterful scholarship and lively writing, it persuasively exposes some widespread myths.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Apple. Android. Windows Phone Manufacturer: Harvard Univ Pr. Like Huck's raft, the experience of American childhood has been both adventurous and terrifying. For more than three centuries, adults have agonized over raising children while children have followed their own paths to development and expression.

Now, Steven Mintz gives us the first comprehensive history of American childhood encompassing both the child's and the adult's. Huck's Raft is a rich and fascinating study of the realities of children's lives—and adults' ideas about children and our responsibilities towards them—throughout our nation's history.

Marian Wright Edelman. Huck's Raft is simply the best overview of the history of childhood in the US. Through masterful scholarship and lively writing, it /5(3). An odyssey of psychological self-discovery and growth, this book suggests a vision of childhood that embraces risk and freedom--like the daring adventure on Huck's raft.

Review Huck's Raft is a rich and fascinating study of the realities of children's lives--and adults' ideas about children and our responsibilities towards them--throughout our.

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With a nod to the past, Mintz revisits an alternative to the goal-driven realities of contemporary childhood. An odyssey of psychological self-discovery and growth, this book suggests a vision of childhood that embraces risk and freedom―like the daring adventure on Huck's raft.

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For more than three centuries, adults have agonized over raising children while. Huck's Raft: A History of American Childhood by Steven Mintz The closer the book gets to the end of the story, the more general and obvious the conclusions that it draws. Any reader of the Author: Popmatters Staff.

This book is sure to become the standard in the field. John R. Gillis. At last, a synthesis of the scattered research on the history of youth. Meticulously researched and engagingly written, Mintz's book is sure to become a classic.

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