Experts, Parents, and a Century of Advice about Children
Vintage, Paperback, 9780375701221, 464pp.
Publication Date: April 13, 2004
“Thought-provoking. . . . Hulbert’s achievement is to examine our hopes and fears as they are played out in the lives of our children.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review
“Were I to recommend one book to a new parent, it wouldn’t be a how-to manual, but rather Ann Hulbert’s diverting and thoroughly illuminating study.” –The New York Observer
“Raising America is a generation-by-generation history of advice, and the joy of this book is in how successfully Hulbert renders the taste and smell of the circus.” —The Atlantic Monthly
“[Hulbert’s] history is fascinating as it reflects the tensions and anxieties of a century.”—New York Times Book Review