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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It continued up to the seventeenth century and its development can be followed
in painting, tapestry and sculpture. We shall in any case have occasion to return
to it with regard to the religious practices of childhood. From this religious ...
They also played among themselves, and it became a commonplace of painting
to depict them holding some musical instrument: witness the two boys portrayed
by Franz Hals,42 one of whom is accompanying on the lute his brother or friend ...
Broadly speaking, the modern subject painting began with the illustration of
traditional medieval allegories. But the distance is too great between the old
theme and its new expression. We forget the allegory of the seasons and of
winter when ...
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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
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