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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We feel in fact that it is a matter of importance that little Paul should get this right:
what would become of him if he forgot his age? In the African bush, age is still
quite an obscure notion, something which is not so important that one cannot
Without this knowledge, the celebration of Mass and the distribution of the
sacraments would become impossible and religious life would become arid. It
was therefore necessary for the clergy and particularly the bishops (sometimes,
in certain ...
Here is the opinion of a technologist, the author of a treatise on highways and
bridges: 'It has become fashionable not to engage any servant who cannot read,
write and count.' Apparently people preferred educated servants, like those of ...
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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
THE AGES OF LIFB
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