Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Children's Literature and Childhood

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With a wealth of full-image texts of children's literature from around the world, Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Children's Literature and Childhood documents the growth of children's literature during the 19th Century and provides legal and sociological texts to contextualize this growth. Included are texts from Europe, Asia, and North America.

In its focus and range, this collection opens an array of compelling subjects for research and teaching. Social, moral, economic, and political questions are reflected in children's literature universally, making it a particularly rich trove for study.

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  • Includes children's books from Europe, Asia, North America, and Latin America.
  • Supports the study of the evolution of childhood, development of educational systems and materials, development of laws specific to children, literature/periodicals for children, legal and social definitions of childhood, and much more.
  • Includes intricate illustrations, as well as the full, searchable text of each book.
  • Multidisciplinary in nature, providing insight to societal values, interests, and education of the 19th Century.