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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82 In the Middle Ages there were no religious festivals of childhood, apart from
Bie^reaFSeasoTial festivals whiebrwere often pa~gan~rather than Christian.
From the fifteenth century on, as we have already seen, artists depicted certain ...
often in competition with each other, and all the rest is regarded as of secondary
importance: religious and cultural activities, and even more so rest and
amusement; meetings with friends for a meal or drinks are considered as a mere
(but the knight had been initiated after what had become a religious ceremony).
The sacrament of marriage could have ennobled the conjugal union and given it
a spiritual value, as also to the family. In fact it simply made the union legitimate.
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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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