Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series

Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century

Editors: Jobs, R., Pomfret, D. (Eds.)

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Through a variety of case studies, Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century examines the emergence of youth and young people as a central historical force in the global history of the twentieth century.

About the authors

Richard Ivan Jobs is Professor of Modern European History at Pacific University in Oregon, USA. His recent publications include Riding the New Wave: Youth and Rejuvenation of France after the Second World War (2007), and a 2009 article in the American Historical Review, 'Youth Movements: Travel, Protest, and Europe in 1968', from his current book project Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Western Europe.

David M. Pomfret is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Hong Kong, China. His publications include Young People and the European City: Age Relations in Nottingham and Saint-Etienne (2004), and the collections Imperial Contagions: Medicine, Hygiene and Cultures of Planning in Asia (2013) and Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Communities and Cultural Production (2013).

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • The Transnationality of Youth

    Jobs, Richard Ivan (et al.)

    Pages 1-19

  • Youth and Rural Modernity in Japan, 1900s–20s

    Chatani, Sayaka

    Pages 23-44

  • Boy Scouts under the Aztec Sun: Mexican Youth and the Transnational Construction of Identity, 1917–40

    Albarrán, Elena Jackson

    Pages 45-69

  • ‘These Heroic Days’: Marxist Internationalism, Masculinity, and Young British Scientists, 1930s–40s

    Ellis, Heather

    Pages 70-91

  • ‘A Malayan Girlhood on Parade’: Colonial Femininities, Transnational Mobilities, and the Girl Guide Movement in British Malaya

    Wu, Jialin Christina

    Pages 92-112

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century
Editors
  • R. Jobs
  • D. Pomfret
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-46990-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137469908
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-46989-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-69178-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 333
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