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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At the same time as he played with dolls, this child of four or five practised
archery, played cards, chess (at six), and adult games such as ' racket-ball r,
prisoners* base and countless parlour games. At three, he was already playing at
'Played at hide-and-seek' with a lieutenant of the Light Horse. 'He went to play
tennis and then went to the great gallery to watch them tilting at the ring.' 'Dressed
up and danced the Pantaloon.' He was nine years old now: 'After supper, ...
One of these is the faggot-game: one person is playing the candle in the centre of
a ring of couples in which each lady is standing behind her cavalier and holding
him tightly round the waist. In another part of the calendar the whole population ...
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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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