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Dependent States: The Child's Part in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

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Because childhood is not only culturally but also legally and biologically understood as a period of dependency, it has been easy to dismiss children as historical actors. By putting children at the center of our thinking about American history, Karen Sanchez-Eppler recognizes the important part childhood played in nineteenth-century American culture and what this involvement entailed for children themselves. "Dependent States" examines the ties between children's literacy training and the growing cultural prestige of the ...

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