Centuries of Childhood
Pimlico, 1996 - 414 oldal
In this pioneering and important book, Philippe Aries surveys children and their place in family life from the Middle Ages to the end of the eighteenth century. The first section of the book explores the gradual change from the medieval attitude to children, looked upon as small adults as soon as they were past infancy, to the seventeenth and eighteenth century awareness of the child as the focal point of family life. Aries goes on to examine the schooling of children and the development of modern educational methods. In the second section, he describes the metamorphosis of the family: at first the family was a unit in which everything was open and public and children mingled with adults in the social life of the community; eventually the family become a closed or private society, within which children had a unique and important status.
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... French that little child in whom an interest was henceforth going to be taken.
This was the case with the Italian bambino which became the French bambin.
Mme de Sevigne also used in the same sense a form of the Provencal word
The first children's costume was the costume which everybody used to wear
about a century before, and which henceforth they were the only ones to wear. It
was obviously out of the question to invent a costume out of nothing for them, yet
Apparently at the same time they spread to the lower classes in the suburbs of
the big cities, who henceforth refused to wear other people's cast-offs, and to little
boys of good family. The newly created uniform was rapidly adopted by the ...
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