Youth and History

Youth and History

Tradition and Change in European Age Relations, 1770–Present

1st Edition - August 28, 1981

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  • Author: John R. Gillis
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483257785

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Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations 1770 - Present, Expanded Student Edition deals with the patterns of behavior and styles that characterizes the youth in a particular period of time. Chapters in the book discuss such topics as the description of youth in preindustrial Europe; the emergence of separate working class and middle class traditions of youth and the conflict between these traditions, as it was institutionalized in the academic and extracurricular cultures of the early twentieth century; and the youth tradition in the volatile 1950s and 1960s. Psychologists, sociologists, and historians will find the book insightful.

Table of Contents

  • Contents



    1 Like a Family and a Fraternity: Youth in Preindustrial Europe

    2 Troubled Youth: The Consequences of Modernization, 1770-1870

    3 Boys Will Be Boys: Discovery of Adolescence, 1870-1900

    4 Conformity and Delinquency: The Era of Adolescence, 1900-1950

    5 End of Adolescence: Youth in the 1950s and 1960s




Product details

  • No. of pages: 266
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1981
  • Published: August 28, 1981
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483257785

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John R. Gillis

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