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 word 'civility' would thus correspond to what we call 'good manners', but in
fact it meant much more. ... The origins of the manuals of civility or manuals of
etiquette which were so common in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries are ...
The result was two genres, similar in nature but different in form: the 'civilities' or
manuals of etiquette, and the 'courtiers' or treatises on the art of succeeding in life
. The first manual of etiquette was that b)pirasmusJ which founded the genre.
'It is a sign of an evil nature to show pleasure when someone is being scolded or
punished.' The manual of etiquette now paid greater attention to school life,
adapted itself to it and prolonged it. This was a consequence of the development
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