Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (JHCY) – v. 9, n. 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


Introduction. James Marten

Object Lesson

“Old Forgotten Children’s Books” at CUNY: Centro Library’s (Unofficial) Children’s Literature Collection. Marilisa Jiménez García


The Role of Race in Legitimizing Institutionalization: A Comparative Analysis of Early Child Welfare Initiatives in the United States. Julia Bates

Changing Conceptions of the “Poor Child”: The Children’s Country Holiday Fund, 1918–1939. Hester Barron

Assent as Agency in the Early Years of the Children of the American Revolution. Susan A. Miller

“Child! Now you are”: Identity Registration, Labor, and the Definition of Childhood in Colonial Tanganyika, 1910–1950. Sarah Walters

Entangled Utopias: The Nazi Mobilization of Ethnic German Youths in the Batschka, 1930s–1944. Caroline Mezger

Childhood and Modernity in Mexico City: Print Media and State Power during the “Mexican Miracle” . Eileen Ford

“No Candy Store, No Pizza Shops, No Maxi-Skirts, No Makeup”: Socializing Orthodox Jewish Girls Through Schooling. Leslie Ginsparg Klein

Book Reviews

Childhood, Youth and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation England by Lucy Underwood (review). Amy Harris

The Struggle for Equal Adulthood: Gender, Race, Age, and the Fight for Citizenship in Antebellum America by Corinne T. Field (review). A. Kristen Foster

The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos, and: Schooling Citizens: The Struggle for African American Education in Antebellum America by Hilary Moss (review). Erika Kitzmiller

“Hero Strong” and Other Stories: Tales of Girlhood, Female Masculinity, and Women’s Worldly Achievement in Antebellum America ed. by Mary F. W. Gibson (review). Victoria E. Ott

Amistad’s Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling by Benjamin N. Lawrence (review). Vanessa M. Holden

Juvenile Nation: Youth, Emotions and the Making of the Modern British Citizen, 1880–1914 by Stephanie Olsen (review). Wayne M. Riggs

Policing Sexuality: The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI by Jessica R. Pliley (review). Claire B. Potter

The Brooklyn Thrill-Kill Gang and the Great Comic Book Scare of the 1950s by Mariah Adin (review). Aaron J. Stockham

A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850–1950 by Marta Gutman (review). Margaret Garb

Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery by Juanita de Barros (review). Rita Pemberton

The Australian Country Girl: History, Image, Experience by Catherine Driscoll (review). Kate Hunter

The Government of Childhood: Discourse, Power and Subjectivity by Karen M. Smith (review). Julia M Gossard

Juvenile Delinquency and the Limits of Western Influence, 1850–2000 ed. by Heather Ellis (review). Joseph M. Hawes

Children, Childhood and Irish Society: 1500 to the Present ed. by Maria Luddy, James M. Smith (review). Sarah-Anne Buckley

Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (JHCY) – v. 9, n. 1 (2016)