Centuries of childhood: a social history of family life
Vintage Books, 1962 - 447 oldal
The modern concept of family life is traced through the paintings and diaries of the last four centuries
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Here is the opinion of a technologist, the author of a treatise on highways and
bridges: 'It has become fashionable not to engage any servant who cannot read,
write and count.' Apparently people preferred educated servants, like those of ...
Grace had become the model for the family prayer. Formerly there had been no
private religious worship. The etiquette manuals mention the morning prayer (in
the colleges the boarders said it together after washing).54 They already say less
The honneste garcon will raise the titles of his house: 'If he is born a mere
nobleman he will want to become a baron; if he is a marquess, he will try to
become a count. In short, he will press the rights which Nature has given him as
far as ...
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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
fhe ages of life
THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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