Dan’s exposure to the idea of “psychohistory” gets him thinking about how children were raised in the past. Could widespread child abuse and bad parenting in earlier eras explain some of history’s brutality?
Dan’s research and book list1.”The Evolution of Childhood” (Essay) by Lloyd deMause
2.”The Child as Beginning and End: Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century English Childhood”(Essay) by M.J. Tucker
3.”Child-Rearing in Seventeenth-Century England and America” (Essay) by Joseph E. Illick