Suffering childhood in early America violence, race, and the making of the child victim

Duane, Anna Mae, 1968-

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  • Creator Anna Mae Duane
  • Format Books
  • Publication Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2010.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (226 p.)
  • ISBNs 128325302X, 9786613253026, 0820341983
  • OCLC ocn753627617


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Introduction: suffering childhood in early America -- Children in the hands of Satan : captivity, witch trials, and the dangerous child -- This infant state : the child nation and infanticide in the early republic -- Pregnancy and the new birth : reproduction, performance, and infantilizing republican mothers -- The revolutionary child : slavery, affective contracts, and the future perfect -- Epilogue: the materials and metaphors of schoolwork
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