Note: Stanford subscribes to over 1000 Databases that index articles and books on various topics. Since there are so many databases we recommend a select subset of databases which will give you access to articles in a wide variety of subject areas.
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Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: in history and society Green Info Center HQ767.84 .E53 2004
"The history of children and childhood is a new and energetic field of inquiry that provides critical insights into the human past and contemporary social experience." This 3-volume set contains articles by some of the leading scholars in the field."
The Child: an encyclopedic companion Green Info Center HQ767.84 .C55 2009
"a single-volume authoritative reference work on children's development and the many worlds of childhood from a variety of disciplinary perspectives on a global scale.
Ethnographic video online: visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture, body language, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.
a collection of images including representations of children and items associated with children