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Act natural : a cultural history of parenting / Jennifer Traig.

Traig, Jennifer, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062469809
  • ISBN: 0062469800
  • ISBN: 9780062469816
  • ISBN: 0062469819
  • Physical Description: xvi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Act natural -- Look busy: on outsourcing -- The second coming: on childbirth -- You're doing it wrong: advice manuals through the ages -- Nasty, brutish, and short: the first three years -- Tooth and nail: feeding and fighting -- All the world's a stage: acting your age -- I know you are but what am I?: sibling conflict -- Kids today: on discipline -- Use your words: children's books -- Lullaby and good night: sleep -- Afterword: Second nature.
Summary, etc.:
"From a distinctive, inimitable voice, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange, and often contradictory history of Western parenting"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Parenting > Humor.
Child rearing > Humor.
Social history.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Parenting > General.
HISTORY > Social History.
HUMOR > Topic > Marriage & Family.
Child rearing.
Social history.
Genre: Humor.