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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No doubt it is just in appearance: he must be still at school, and school life
prolongs the age of childhood; but he will probably not stay at school much
longer but leave early in order to mix with the men whose dress he is already
wearing and ...
ladies are no longer isolated in the noble pleasures of April or May. Just as the
lady of the Turin Book of Hours busied herself with her garden, the nobles mingle
with the peasants and wine-harvesters (as in the cherry-picking scene in the ...
There were no longer beds all over the house. The beds were confined to the
bedrooms, which were furnished on either side of the alcove with cupboards and
nooks fitted out with new toilette and hygienic equipment. In France and Italy the
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THE AGES OF LIFB
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