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HIST 3320: The History of Childhood


Bring to class: New sources Mangas, Mims, Comics, Sudokus, etc. from or related to Japan. 

Primary Sources

Discussion Questions

  • Did Japan’s conscious adoption of Western ways of child rearing indicate a break with its past? What evidence do you have to support your answer? 
  • How have revolutions in the last century impacted on the lives of children? 
  • Bring fresh primary sources in the class that inform our understanding about children and war.