No small matter: features of Jewish childhood

Anat Helman (Editor)

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"For many centuries Jews have been renowned for the efforts they put into their children's welfare and education. Eventually, prioritizing children became a modern Western norm, as reflected in an abundance of research in fields such as pediatric medicine, psychology, and law. In other academic fields, however, young children in particular have received less attention, perhaps because they rarely leave written documentation. The interdisciplinary symposium in this volume seeks to overcome this challenge by delving into different facets of Jewish childhood in history, literature, and film"--Publisher's website.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages313
ISBN (Electronic)019757730X, 0197577318, 0197577326, 0197577334, 9780197577301
StatePublished - 2021

Publication series

NameStudies in contemporary Jewry, an annual
PublisherOxford University Press

Bibliographical note

"The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem."


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