A Arqueologia Histórica da infância nos Estados Unidos


  • Jane Eva Baxter DePaul University




Estados Unidos, Infância, Séculos XVIII-XX


Os Estados Unidos é uma nação relativamente jovem, tendo sido estabelecida há menos de 250 anos, mas, neste breve período, o país passou por um crescimento dramático e uma transformação significativa. As crianças sempre foram centrais na cultura americana, e as fontes históricas e populares reconhecem o poder e a importância das crianças nas famílias, nas comunidades e na nação, assim como seu papel fundamental em influenciar a mudança intergeracional. O trabalho arqueológico focado nas crianças está se tornando cada vez mais comum e ilustra como as crianças moldaram e refletiram os valores e ideais dentro das famílias e da nação como um todo. Sítios domésticos, instituições para crianças e estudos mortuários são áreas proeminentes do trabalho atual e das perspectivas futuras na arqueologia da infância nos Estados Unidos.


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BAXTER, J. E. A Arqueologia Histórica da infância nos Estados Unidos. Revista de Arqueologia, [S. l.], v. 31, n. 2, p. 86–102, 2018. DOI: 10.24885/sab.v31i2.598. Disponível em: https://revista.sabnet.org/ojs/index.php/sab/article/view/598. Acesso em: 7 ago. 2022.