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Children and the Memory of Parents in the Late Roman World

Ville Vuolanto

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter scrutinizes Late Roman childhood and the expectations placed on children by their nearest relatives. As source material letters and homilies of the late fourth-and early fifth-century ce ... More


Precarious Childhood in Post-Independence Ireland

Moira J. Maguire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080814
eISBN:
9781781702604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080814.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study reveals the desperate plight of the poor, neglected, illegitimate and abused children in an Irish society that claimed to ‘cherish’ and hold them sacred, but in fact marginalized and ... More


Harry Hendrick

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Harry Hendrick is an historian and his publications have concentrated on the history of childhood. However he has worked with a number of social scientists from different disciplines, which he has ... More


Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Since World War II, the American discourse around children and science has been held in the form of a postmortem: a series of diagnoses pointing to a commitment gap that never seems to be fixed. The ... More


Contexts

Emma M. Griffiths

in Children in Greek Tragedy: Pathos and Potential

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198826071
eISBN:
9780191865114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826071.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Child figures in tragedy have been largely ignored by scholarship because of an ideological blind spot, the theory of the ‘Universal’ or ‘Natural’ Child which presupposed that all children could be ... More


Being Born and Being Born Again: On Having or Not Having a Child of One’s Own

Michael Banner

in The Ethics of Everyday Life: Moral Theology, Social Anthropology, and the Imagination of the Human

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722069
eISBN:
9780191788994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722069.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

If Christianity cannot accept certain forms of pronatalism (such as the pronatalism that holds up the having of ‘a child of one's own’ as a natural, overriding, and incorrigible desire, and an answer ... More


Children Remembered: Responses to Untimely Death in the Past

Robert Woods

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781846310218
eISBN:
9781781380482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310218.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book discusses the relationship between parents and children in the past, focusing on the ways in which adults responded to the untimely deaths of children, and whether and how they expressed ... More


Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Jon Lawrence and Pat Starkey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312816
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This collection of twelve essays contributes to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It challenges many assumptions about the history of ... More


Visiting the Iniquity of the Father on the Son: Violence and the Personhood of Children in Ancient Israel

T. M. Lemos

in Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and Comparative Contexts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198784531
eISBN:
9780191827006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784531.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter assesses whether infants and children were considered persons in ancient Israel. The chapter demonstrates that biblical evidence for the personhood of children is sometimes ... More


Betrothal

Carolyn James

in A Renaissance Marriage: The Political and Personal Alliance of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, 1490-1519

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199681211
eISBN:
9780191761195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681211.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

While historians have acknowledged the importance of dynastic marriages to political strategy and diplomacy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, little attention has been paid to how ... More


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