HIST 3320 Childhood in the Western World
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 30.4.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Children's place in society and thought from antiquity to the present with emphasis on the preindustrial Western world. Child-rearing practices, childhood disease and mortality, the education of children, literary reflections of childhood experiences in relation to the history of society and culture of the family, and of women.
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