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Childhood in Nineteenth-Century France: Work, Health and Education Among the 'Classes Populaires'
The central theme of this book is the changing experience of childhood among the peasants and working classes of nineteenth-century France. Manual work and informal methods of education in the local community became less prominent at this stage of life, whilst the primary school loomed increasingly large. The first section of the book considers childhood in rural society; ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published March 8th 2002 by Cambridge University Press
(first published September 30th 1988)
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