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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Many other 'games of exercise' were to pass like this into the province of children
and the lower classes. Mall, for instance, of which Mme de SeVigne wrote in a
letter of 1685 to her son-in-law: 'I have had two games of mall with the players [at
However, this phenomenon of the coincidence of the old maxima and the new
did not occur to an equal degree in the lower and higher classes. We have
noticed that in the lower classes in the seventeenth century the maxima were
often split ...
The proportion of artisans and labourers varied according to circumstances
between 20 per cent and 35 per cent (mainly artisans); 'between 48 per cent and
62 per cent of the pupils in the college were drawn from the lower class or the
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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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