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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Many other 'games of exercise' were to pass like this into the province of children
and the lower classes. Mall, for instance, of which Mme de Sevigne wrote in a
letter of 1685 to her son-in-law : 'I have had two games of mall with the players [at
And as greater homogeneity was demanded of each class, the beginners' class
had to be split up several times and lower classes created, going further and
further back, down to the kindergarten and the nursery school of modern times.
And we should note that this was a big college: higher proportions probably
existed in the Latin schools, which were limited to grammar classes. The
recruitment from the lower class often corresponded to social ambitions on the
part of the ...
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