Childhood in the Past

Childhood in the Past provides a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, international forum for the publication of research into all aspects of children and childhood in the past, which transcends conventional intellectual, disciplinary, geographical and chronological boundaries. The editor welcomes offers of papers from any field of study which can further knowledge and understanding of the nature and experience of childhood in the past.

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Latest articles

Volume 8 (2)

The Child is Now 25 – A Short Introduction to a Special Issue
Geoffrey E. Cunnar, vol. 8 (2): 75-77
25 Years with the ‘Child’ and the Archaeology of Childhood
Grete Lillehammer, vol. 8 (2): 78-86
Children's Play and Work: The Relevance of Cross-Cultural Ethnographic Research for Archaeologists
Carol R. Ember, vol. 8 (2): 87-103
Kid-knapped Knowledge: Changing Perspectives on the Child in Lithic Studies
Nyree Finlay, vol. 8 (2): 104-112
Children, Teaching and the Evolution of Humankind
Anders Högberg, vol. 8 (2): 113-121
Children, Metaphorical Thinking and Upper Paleolithic Visual Cultures
April Nowell, vol. 8 (2): 122-132
Discovering Latent Children in the Archaeological Record of the Great Basin
Geoffrey E. Cunnar, vol. 8 (2): 133-148
The Role of Children in the Creation of Finger Flutings in Koonalda Cave, South Australia
Leslie Van Gelder, vol. 8 (2): 149-160
Children and their Childhoods: Retrospectives and Prospectives
Kathryn A. Kamp, vol. 8 (2): 161-169
Book Reviews
Carenza Lewis, vol. 8 (2): 170-180

Volume 8 (1)

Eileen M. Murphy, vol. 8 (1): 1-4
HEIR: A New Interdisciplinary Source for the Study of Global Childhood in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
Sally Crawford, vol. 8 (1): 5-23
Infant Feeding Practices in Europe and the Mediterranean from Prehistory to the Middle Ages: A Comparison between the Historical Sources and Bioarchaeology
Francesca Fulminante, vol. 8 (1): 24-47
Exploring the Experiences of Nineteenth-Century Colonial Children in Australia with the Application of Interpretive Reproduction Theory – An Alternative Approach in the Study of Childhood in the Past
Margaretha Marie-Louise Vlahos, vol. 8 (1): 48-63
Book reviews
vol. 8 (1): 64-73

Volume 7 (2)

Play, Toys and Memory in International Perspective: Grimsby, Poland, Lebanon and Australia, 1947 to the Present
Mary Clare Martin, vol. 7 (2): 77-81
Memories of Childhood in Post-War Grimsby
John A. Smith, vol. 7 (2): 82-94
Playing Free in the Polish People’s Republic: Making Do Without Consumerism
Ewa Sidorenko, vol. 7 (2): 95-116
Playing on the Boundaries: A Childhood across Cultural and Geographical Lines
Rania Hafez, vol. 7 (2): 117-132
Children's Toys and Memories of Migration in Australian Museums
Eureka Henrich, vol. 7 (2): 133-146