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By Katie Barclay, Kimberley Reynolds, Ciara Rawnsley

ISBN-10: 1137571985

ISBN-13: 9781137571984

ISBN-10: 1137571993

ISBN-13: 9781137571991

This booklet attracts on unique fabric and ways from the constructing fields of the historical past of feelings and adolescence experiences and brings jointly students from background, literature and cultural experiences, to reappraise how the early glossy global reacted to the deaths of kids. baby dying used to be the nice equaliser of the early sleek interval, affecting humans of every age and prerequisites. it's good acknowledged that the deaths of kids struck on the center of early glossy households, but much less identified is the range of how that not just mom and dad, yet siblings, groups or even countries, answered to early life dying. The members to this quantity ask what emotional responses to baby demise let us know approximately early life and where of kids in society. putting young children and their voices on the middle of this research, they music how emotional norms, values, and practices shifted around the 15th to 19th centuries via varied non secular, criminal and nationwide traditions. This assortment demonstrates that kid dying used to be not only a kinfolk subject, yet critical to how groups and societies outlined themselves.

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3 (2012), 601–30; Stephen Garton, ‘The Scales of Suffering: Love, Death and Victorian Masculinity’, Social History 27, no. 1 (2002), 40–58; Ulrike Gleixner, ‘Enduring Death in Pietism: Regulating Mourning and the New Intimacy’, in Enduring Loss in Early Modern Germany: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, ed. Lynne Tatlock (Leiden: Brill, 2010), 215–330. Discussions of the cultural specifics of parental love are relatively new, see Joanne Bailey, Parenting in England, 1760–1830: Emotion, Identity and Generation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012); Katie Barclay, ‘Natural Affection, Children and Family Inheritance Practices in the Long-Eighteenth Century’, in Children and Youth in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland, ed.

The Jews feel shamed; they hire a murderer to cut the boy’s throat and hide his body in a latrine. Miraculously, the boy continues to sing the Marian hymn until his body is found and the truth comes out. The Virgin has appeared to him as he dies, told him to keep singing her praise, and put a seed on his tongue. She promises: My litel child, now wol I fecche thee, Whan that the greyn is fro thy tonge ytake. 55 My little child, I will come for you as soon as the seed is taken from your tongue. Do not be afraid; I will not forsake you.

2 (2013), 177–81. 31. ’. 32. ’, in Childhood in Question: Children, Parents and the State, ed. Anthony Fletcher and Stephen Hussey (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999), 15–36; Margaret King, ‘Concepts of Childhood: What We Know and Where We Might Go’, Renaissance Quarterly 60 (2007), 371–407; Patrick Ryan, ‘How New is the “New” Social Study of Childhood? The Myth of a Paradigm Shift’, Journal of Interdisciplinary History 38, no. 4 (2008), 553–76. 33. See particularly Chaps. 5, 9 and 11.

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