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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But this replacement of apprenticeship by academic instruction, in the upper and
middle classes of society, was not at first universal. Children began by spending
two or three years at school, in the little classes, the big classes still being ...
But this domestic service goes with what we would nowadays call a secretary's
duties: and it is not a permanent condition, but a period of apprenticeship, an
intermediary stage. Thus domestic service was confused with apprenticeship as
It was a survival from the time when all domestic services were performed
indiscriminately by children whom we shall call apprentices and by paid help
who were probably also very young. The distinction between these two
categories was ...
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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
THE AGES OF LIFE
n THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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