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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I do not of course propose to write here a history of these festivals - a huge
subject and certainly one of great importance in social history - but a few
examples will suffice to give an idea of the place occupied in them by children.
The relevant ...
After the eighteenth century, fancy- dress festivals became rarer and more
discreet in good society; the carnival became a lower-class amusement and even
crossed the seas to America. Today, with few exceptions, children are the only
82 In the Middle Ages there were no religious festivals of childhood, apart from
Bie^reaFSeasoTial festivals whiebrwere often pa~gan~rather than Christian.
From the fifteenth century on, as we have already seen, artists depicted certain ...
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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
U THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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