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Robinson, Shirleene

Children, Childhood and Youth in the British World

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The World in Miniature
Simon Sleight, Shirleene Robinson

Part I. Children and Adults

2. A Motherly Concern for Children: Invocations of Queen Victoria in Imperial Child Rescue Literature
Shurlee Swain

3. Ayah, Caregiver to Anglo-Indian Children, c. 1750–1947
Suzanne Conway

4. Babies of the Empire: Science, Nation and Truby King’s Mothercraft in Early Twentieth-Century South Africa
S. E. Duff

Part II. Rites of Passage

5. ‘He is hardened to the climate & a little bleached by it’s [sic] influence’: Imperial Childhoods in Scotland and Madras, c. 1800–1830
Ellen Filor

6. ‘Dear Mummy and Daddy’: Reading Wartime Letters from British Children Evacuated to Canada During the Second World War
Claire L. Halstead

7. East African Students in a (Post-)Imperial World
Timothy Nicholson

Part III. Indigenous Experiences

8. Resistance and Race: Aboriginal Child Workers in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Australia
Shirleene Robinson

9. Health, Race and Family in Colonial Bengal
Satadru Sen

10. Race, Indigeneity and the Baden-Powell Girl Guides: Age, Gender and the British World, 1908–1920
Mary Clare Martin

Part IV. Literary Childhoods

11. Transforming Narratives of Colonial Danger: Imagining the Environments of New Zealand and Australia in Children’s Literature, 1862–1899
Michelle J. Smith

12. The ‘Willful’ Girl in the Anglo-World: Sentimental Heroines and Wild Colonial Girls, 1872–1923
Hilary Emmett

Part V. Youth and Sexuality

13. Boys and Homosex: Danger and Possibility in Queensland, 1890–1914
Yorick Smaal

14. Leery Sue Goes to the Show: Popular Performance, Sexuality and the Disorderly Girl
Melissa Bellanta

Part VI. Children’s Empires and Material Cultures

15. Savage Instincts, Civilizing Spaces: The Child, the Empire and the Public Park, c. 1880–1914
Ruth Colton

16. Memorializing Colonial Childhoods: From the Frontier to the Museum
Kate Darian-Smith

Keywords: History, Cultural History, History of Britain and Ireland, Imperialism and Colonialism, Social History, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood
Page amount
341 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137489418
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-48940-1

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