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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long: in the Middle Ages there was nothing extraordinary about a lay culture
nurtured on reading aloud, recitation and music, in which writing was uncommon
and largely restricted to clerics. And even clerics - before the invention of printing
slanting writing, they are to be taught how to read handwritten papers or
parchments called registers.' It can be seen that writing was not distinguished
from reading scripts, even rare or difficult scripts. Similarly the reading of scripts
was not ...
could count and calculate). At Rouen, they bore the title of 'masters and
guardians of the noble art and science of writing and arithmetic, expert verifiers in
the city and suburbs of Rouen'. Their 'science of writing' corresponded to what we
ask of ...
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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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