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Children and Youth in History

Children and Youth in History

Children and Youth in History is designed to help teachers and students learn about the important roles of young people throughout history by providing access to information about the lived experiences of children and youth from multiple perspectives as well as changing notions about childhood and adolescence in past cultures and civilizations. The materials on this website address such questions as: What was it like to be a child or adolescent throughout history? How is childhood defined? How has it changed and how has it remained the same? What factors have shaped childhood and how did children shape history, society, and culture? Created by the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University and the University of Missouri–Kansas City with funding from the National... Show More


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