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Gary Cross

Department Affiliation: History and Religious Studies
Education: Ph.D., 1977, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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POSITION TITLE:  Distinguished Professor Modern History

RESEARCH INTERESTS:  History of modern childhood, especially in the US. Particular interest in the commercial culture of children and its impact on family and child-parent relations.


Cross, G. (2000). An all consuming century: Why commercialism won in modern America. Columbia University Press.

Cross, G. (1997). Kids' stuff: Toys and the changing worlds of American childhood. Harvard University.

Cross, G. (1993). Time and money: The making of consumer culture. Routledge.


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