nineteenth-century childhood by Mary MacCarthy

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .

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First published 1924.

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Statementwith an introduction by John Betjeman.
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Open LibraryOL13794136M

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One of the most important books published on slave society, Stolen Childhood focuses on the millions of children and youth enslaved in 19th-century America. This enlarged and revised edition reflects the abundance of new scholarship on slavery that has emerged in the 15 years since the first edition.

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Kenneth Grahame began The Wind in the Willows () as a bedtime story for his son Alastair. He continued the story in a series of letters, only later turning the letters, fortunately saved by Alastair's governess, into a book.

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