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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Cordier's dialogues, written at the end of the sixteenth century, describe the
awakening of a boarder: 'After waking up, I got out of bed, I put on my doublet and
sagathy, I sat on a stool, I took my breeches and stockings and pulled both on, I
He did not dance only ballets and court dances, but also took part in what we
should now call folk- dances. When he was five, he took part in one which
reminds me of a Tyrolean dance which I once saw some lads in leather breeches
When he left on another scholastic journey he took with him young Thomas, who
must have been about ten years old and had learnt nothing from his priest except
to sing the Salve. For Thomas this was the beginning of a long vagabondage ...
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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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