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The Crucible of Consent: American Child Rearing and the Forging of Liberal Society Hardcover – January 17, 2012
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A fresh and richly illuminating work, based on profound scholarship and written with verve, passion, and occasional eloquence. The Crucible of Consent is an agenda-setting work that we will be reckoning with for a long time. (Michael Zuckerman, University of Pennsylvania)
A major reinterpretation of the history of American childhood and child rearing, with a powerful and persuasive central thesis. The sweep of the narrative is breathtaking and the degree of erudition remarkable. (John Rury, University of Kansas)
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