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Author Downs, Laura Lee, 1955- author

Title Childhood in the promised land : working-class movements and the colonies de vacances in France, 1880-1960 / Laura Lee Downs
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 411 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection
Contents 1 Repairing the Body, Restoring the Soul: The Origins of the Colonies de Vacances in France, 1881-1914 -- 2 Toward a Pedagogy of Child Leisure: The Politics of Catholic Defense, 1882-1914 -- 3 Family Placement in a Socialist Mode: The Foundation of the Colonie Municipale of Suresnes -- 4 Inside the Nievre Colonie, 1923-1939 -- 5 Les Lendemains Qui Chantent: Social Movements and Pedagogical Innovation in the Colonies de Vacances during the Popular Front -- 6 Municipal Communism and the Politics of Childhood: Ivry-sur-Seine, 1925-1960
Summary A study of childhood in French communist, republican, socialist and Catholic vacation camps, analyzing the influence of politicized camp experience on children's development as citizens and moral agents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-402) and index
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Subject Children -- France -- Social conditions
City children -- Education -- France -- History
Labor movement -- France -- History
Poor children -- Education -- France -- History
Vacation schools -- France -- History
Armenzorg.
Colonie de vacances.
Kinderen.
Mouvement ouvrier.
Vakantiekampen.
1880-1889.
1890-1899.
1900-1949.
1950-1959.
Arbeiterbewegung
Arbeiterklasse
Children -- Social conditions.
City children -- Education.
EDUCATION / History
EDUCATION -- Students & Student Life.
Enfant pauvre.
Ferienlager
Histoire.
Jugend
Kind
Labor movement.
Milieu urbain.
Poor children -- Education.
Vacation schools.
France.
France.
Frankreich
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002005513
ISBN 0822383969
9780822383963