Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life
Knopf, 1962 - 447 oldal
Theme is the emergence of the modern conception of family life and the modern image of the nature of children. Until the end of the Middle Ages the child was, almost as soon as he was weaned, regarded as a small adult, who mingled, competed, worked, and played with mature adults.
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The child is starting to walk and he is being held by braces hanging behind him,
which were known at the time as leading-strings. In Heroard's diary, which allows
us to follow Louis XIII's childhood day by day, we read in the entry for June 28th, ...
IV * A MODEST CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF GAMES AND PASTIMES
Thanks to the diary kept by the doctor Heroard, we can imagine what a child's life
was like at the beginning of the seventeenth century, what games he played, ...
The psycho-analyst would be wrong. The attitude to sex, and doubtless sex itself,
varies according to environment, and consequently according to period and
mentality. Nowadays the physical contacts described by Heroard would strike us
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I can't remember when I first picked up this book, but it's one that made a deep impression on me because back in my teens I had little appreciation for how deeply alien the past can be. This book is ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
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U THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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