"In arguing that the concept of childhood innocence has been inextricably linked to race in America, in order to exclude black children from the realm of childhood and to sanction social violence against African Americans, Robin Bernstein has produced a paradigm-shifting study of major significance, both for Americanists and for the study of childhood." Judie Newman, Journal of American Studies 47 (2013): 561-562.
Monday, May 13, 2013
"A paradigm-shifting study of major significance"
A wonderful new review by Judie Newman in the Journal of American Studies: