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Savage Girls and Wild Boys: A History of Feral Children

Savage Girls and Wild Boys: A History of Feral Children

by Michael Newton

Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9780312423353
Pages: 312
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-21
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"Savage Girls and Wild Boys is a fascinating history of extraordinary children - brought up by animals, raised in the wilderness, or locked up for long years in solitary confinement." Savage Girls and Wild Boys examines the lives of these children and of the adults who "rescued" them, looked after them, educated, or abused them. How can we explain the mixture of disgust and envy that such children can provoke? And what can they teach us about our notions of education, civilization, and man's true nature? ...