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Abandoned Children
Abandoned Children (June 1984)
Foundlings and Child Welfare in Nineteenth-Century France
Rachel G. Fuchs - Edited and with an introduction by

In nineteenth-century France, parents abandoned their children in overwhelming numbers—up to 20 percent of live births in the Parisian area. The infants were left at state-run homes and were then transferred to rural wet nurses and foster parents. Their chances of survival were slim, but with alterations in state policy, economic and medical development, and changing attitudes toward children and the family, their chances had significantly impro...(Read More)
 
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