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Author Ringel, Paul B., 1968-
Title Commercializing childhood : children's magazines, urban gentility, and the ideal of the American child, 1823-1918 / Paul B. Ringel.
Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2015.

Author Ringel, Paul B., 1968-
Subject Child consumers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Child consumers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Children's periodicals, American -- History -- 20th century.
Children's periodicals, American -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Establishing children's magazines, 1823/1856. Deacon Willis's Companion -- Aunt Maria's Miscellany and the limits of gentility -- Commercializing children's magazines, 1857/1873. Perry Mason and sensational gentility -- The youth's companion and the Civil War -- The cultural custodians -- The jack-in-the-pulpit -- Sustaining children's magazines, 1873/1918. Tales and the city -- Children's magazines and modern childhood -- Epilogue.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781613763803 (electronic bk.)
1613763808 (electronic bk.)
9781625341914 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781625341907 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1625341903
OCLC # 928807911
Additional Format Print version: Ringel, Paul B., 1968- Commercializing childhood. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2015 (DLC) 2015024890


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