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Author Pomfret, David M., 1973-
Title Youth and empire : trans-colonial childhoods in British and French Asia / David M. Pomfret.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015.

Author Pomfret, David M., 1973-
Subject Children -- Southeast Asia -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Children -- Southeast Asia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Children -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Children -- Colonies -- France -- Social conditions.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- Social conditions.
France -- Colonies -- Asia -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : childhood and the reordering of empire -- Tropical childhoods : health, hygiene and nature -- Cultural contagions : children in the colonial home -- Magic islands : children on display in colonialisms' cultures -- Trouble in fairyland : cultures of childhood in interwar Asia -- Intimate heights : children, nature and colonial urban planning -- Sick traffic : 'child slavery' and imperial networks -- Class reactions : education and colonial 'comings of age' -- Raising Eurasia : childhood, youth and the mixed race question.
Summary Focusing upon centres of British and French colonial rule in Asia, this book examines the emergence of childhood and youth as a central historical force in the global history of empire in the 20th century.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780804796866 (electronic bk.)
0804796866 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 930024170
Additional Format Print version: Pomfret, David M., 1973- Youth and empire 9780804795173 (DLC) 2015010583 (OCoLC)911180096