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The swarm: children in Chicago, 1890-1933

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Children made up almost half the population of Chicago in the 1890s, and they dominated street spaces in the city for the next forty years. While adults often spent their work and leisure time indoors, huge numbers of mobile and destructive children worked, committed crimes, had sex, and played outside in city spaces. Concerned middle-class adults developed a vast array of institutional and regulatory reforms to get them off the streets. Despite this, we know almost nothing about children’...

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History Faculty
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2018-10-29

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