- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Publisher: BBC Books; First Edition edition (September 14, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0563493909
- ISBN-13: 978-0563493907
- Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.1 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,658,685 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Invention of Childhood Hardcover – September 14, 2006
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So many people in our world today think that life as we know it now was always like this. This history of childhood tells us that many things we take for granted today (child support, orphanages, elimination of child labour, education for girls) are things that were nonexistent a century before.
If you are at all interested in history, you must listen to this series.