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Child's Play: Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children

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Darian-Smith, K and Factor, J, Child's Play: Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, pp. 240. ISBN 978-0957747173 (2005) [Edited Book]

Abstract

An American academic who pioneered as an advocate for the play of children in the 1950s, she observe and documented the play and folklore of children in Australia, meticulously documenting accounts of childhood games such as hopscotch, marbles, and string games. Her insights into the world of the child are truly relevant today.

Item Details

Item Type:Edited Book
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Darian-Smith, K (Professor Kate Darian-Smith)
ID Code:124461
Year Published:2005
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2018-02-22
Last Modified:2018-02-22
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