Abandoned Children: Foundlings and Child Welfare in Nineteenth-Century France (Suny Series in Modern European Social History)

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0873957504 357 pages including index and bibliography. Draws upon newly discovered archival sources and previously untapped documents of the Paris foundling home in order to depict the actual conditions of abandoned children and to reveal the bureaucratic and political response. Illuminates in detail the family life of nineteenth-century French poor. Average wear. Moderate lean to spine. Average quantity of highlighting else unmarked. Some reading creases along spine.