Explores many aspects of the changing societal role of children throughout American history, and credits the impact that children have had on major historical events..ER NAME WAS Celia, and she was just fourteen when Robert Newsom, an aging widower and one of central Missouria#39;s most prosperous ... Already the owner of five male slaves, Newsom acquired Celia to serve as a domestic servant, a cook, and a sexual partner. ... When he refused, Celia fatally struck her master with a club and burned his body in her fireplace. ... Chapter 5: Growing Up in Bondage.
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2004|