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"An absorbing course text for undergraduates, an invitation to research for graduate students, and a welcome reference tool for scholars. In seven engaging chapters, Joseph E. Illick provides a brisk and much-needed overview of the rich literature on the history of childhood in America. . . . A major achievement."—Journal of American History

"A bold book. . . . An important contribution."—American Historical Review

"Synthesizing an enormous amount of secondary source material, this book is a stunning achievement. . . . This book would make an ideal classroom text and should be read by anyone interested in the history of childhood."—Choice

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Joseph E. Illick is Professor of History at San Francisco State University and author of Colonial Pennsylvania: A History and At Liberty: The Story of a Community and a Generation.

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