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 stress laid by the moralists on the need to separate children from the varied
world of 'the servants' shows how well aware they were of the dangers presented
by this promiscuity of children and servants (the servants themselves were often ...
It was the exact opposite of the opinion held by the seventeenth-century
reformers, who saw in education the only possible means of instilling a sense of
morality into the down-and-outs, of turning them into servants and workers, and
hence of ...
his wife, the second to bring up his children, the last to govern his servants.'81 '
Solomon gives us some very judicious advice on this point, which contains all a
Master's duties to his servants. There are three things, he says, which they must
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