Children, Childhood and Youth in the British World by Simon Sleight, Shirleene Robinson

By Simon Sleight, Shirleene Robinson

Age used to be a serious think about shaping imperial adventure, but it has now not got any sustained scholarly cognizance. This pioneering interdisciplinary assortment is the 1st to enquire the lives of kids and youngsters and the development of modes of early life and adolescence in the British world.

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11, no. 2 (1897); ‘The World’s Record Reign for Children: Proposed Celebration of the Legislative Triumphs of the Queen’s Reign for Children, May 1897’, The Child’s Guardian, vol. 11, no. 1 (1897). 51. J. Barnardo, ‘The Queen’s Diamond Year: How to Commemorate It’, Night and Day, vol. 21, no. 198 (1897). For a similar article directed at child emigrants in Canada, see ‘A Jubilee of Jubilees’, Ups and Downs, vol. 2, no. 11 (1 June 1897), 4. 52. ‘For Every ‘Barnardo Boy’ in Canada’, Ups and Downs, vol.

92, no. 368 (2003), 79. 7. Tony Ballantyne, Webs of Empire: Locating New Zealand’s Colonial Past (Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, 2012). 8. Andrew Thompson, The Empire Strikes Back? The Impact of Imperialism on Britain from the Mid-Nineteenth Century (London: Routledge, 2005). 9. Bridge and Fedorowich, ‘Mapping the British World’, 3. 10. Among this scholarship, see particularly Christopher Bayly, Imperial Meridian: The British Empire and the World, 1770–1830 (London and New York: Longman, 1989); Bridge and Fedorowich, The British World; Phillip Buckner and R.

26. Margaret Homans, Royal Representations: Queen Victoria and British Culture, 1837–76 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), 5. 27. For a fuller discussion of judgements of Queen Victoria as Mother see: Yvonne Ward, ‘The Womanly Garb of Queen Victoria’s Early Motherhood, 1840–2’, Women’s History Review, vol. 8, no. 1 (1999), 277–94. 28. do vol. , vol. 11, 9 June 1836, 29. 29. , vol. 85, 14 May 1887, 225–26. 30. , vol. 9, 1 January 1839, 147. 31. , vol. 11, 3 August 1836, 266–69. 32. , vol.

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