Tag Archives: children

Recent related readings: a digest

According to a July blog post from the City of Vancouver Archives, camping on the local beaches used to be a “fashionable” thing for many of the city’s wealthier settler families around the turn of the twentieth century.  (You won’t … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Family Secrets: living with shame from the Victorians to the present day by Deborah Cohen (Penguin, 2013)

Deborah Cohen’s Family Secrets: living with shame from the Victorians to the present day is an engaging and vivacious read. Filled to the brim with well-researched anecdotes and well-chosen illustrations, it is certainly enjoyable. Cohen’s premise is essentially that as … Continue reading

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Recent publications (February 2013)

Those of you interested in demographic and social histories of families, especially in early America, might be interested in the latest issue of The History of the Family, which includes a section on colonial families. This includes Kate Fawver’s introduction, … Continue reading

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Announcements: Workshop on Intimacy and Mission History, and Recent Publications

You might be interested in this workshop on the role of emotions and intimacy in the history of Christian missions. >> Investigating the Intimate in Mission Histories 17 October 2012 (9 am – 5 pm) and 18 October 2012 (9 … Continue reading

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