Childhood and Children A Compendium of Customs, Superstitions, Theories, Profiles, and Facts

Auteur: Joan Bel Geddes
Taal: Engels
Childhood and Children
Auteur: Joan Bel Geddes
Uitgever: Abc-Clio
  • Engels
  • Hardcover
  • 9780897748803
  • januari 1997
  • 680 pagina's
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This engagingly written compendium is packed with humorous, dramatic, surprising, and inspiring facts about the past, present, and future of children and childhood. This extensively indexed reference work covers childhood from ancient times to the present day, including child development, family life, child rearing in different cultures, and children in mythology, folklore, and religion. Contemporary issues such as child abuse, poverty, and crime are also covered.

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The book informs, surprises, sometimes shocks, entertains, and engages....There is simply no way that anyone who is conserned about and interested in children can fail to benefit from having this book....It would be hard to match the breadth, depth, scope, and wisdom about children contained in this book. -Issues in Child Abuse Accusations It is a valuable resource about a group often described as society's most precious resource. -Rettig on Reference This is an excellent reference source for anyone writing about children in history, health, social issues, economics, or science. -VOYA ... delightful to browse....This work will be useful as a ready-reference source for both public libraries and academic libraries that offer courses in the social sciences. -ARBA ... an excellent A-Z index....This book should certainly stimulate further anyone sufficiently interested in the subject to take the book off the shelf....A good read. -Library Journal This will make an excellent reference addition to any library stocking titles on cross-cultural understanding or childhood history and culture....this packs in fine detail. -Reviewers Bookwatch This delightful book is unquestionably the most interesting single-volume reference about the subject of children and childhood. Written in a clear and lively language, the book is aimed at parents, educators, professionals, and everyone who lives and works with kids. -Michael Pastor, Youthtopia Website ?It is a valuable resource about a group often described as society's most precious resource.?-Rettig on Reference ?This is an excellent reference source for anyone writing about children in history, health, social issues, economics, or science.?-VOYA ?...delightful to browse....This work will be useful as a ready-reference source for both public libraries and academic libraries that offer courses in the social sciences.?-ARBA ?...an excellent A-Z index....This book should certainly stimulate further anyone sufficiently interested in the subject to take the book off the shelf....A good read.?-Library Journal ?This will make an excellent reference addition to any library stocking titles on cross-cultural understanding or childhood history and culture....this packs in fine detail.?-Reviewers Bookwatch ?This delightful book is unquestionably the most interesting single-volume reference about the subject of children and childhood. Written in a clear and lively language, the book is aimed at parents, educators, professionals, and everyone who lives and works with kids.?-Michael Pastor, Youthtopia Website ?The book informs, surprises, sometimes shocks, entertains, and engages....There is simply no way that anyone who is conserned about and interested in children can fail to benefit from having this book....It would be hard to match the breadth, depth, scope, and wisdom about children contained in this book.?-Issues in Child Abuse Accusations .,. delightful to browse....This work will be useful as a ready-reference source for both public libraries and academic libraries that offer courses in the social sciences. -ARBA .,. an excellent A-Z index....This book should certainly stimulate further anyone sufficiently interested in the subject to take the book off the shelf....A good read. -Library Journal

Productspecificaties

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Verschijningsdatum
1997-01-30
Aantal pagina's
680 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Joan Bel Geddes
Uitgever
Abc-Clio

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9780897748803

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Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
1997-01-30
Subtitel
A Compendium of Customs, Superstitions, Theories, Profiles, and Facts
Thema Subject Code
JBSP1

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