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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: suffering childhood in early America Children in the hands of Satan : captivity, witch trials, and the dangerous child This infant state : the child nation and infanticide in the early republic Pregnancy and the new birth : reproduction, performance, and infantilizing republican mothers The revolutionary child : slavery, affective contracts, and the future perfect Epilogue: the materials and metaphors of schoolwork.