Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life
Vintage Books, 1965 - 447 oldal
The theme of this extraordinary book is the evolution of the modern conception of family life and the modern image; of the nature of children. Aries traces the evolution of the concept of childhood from the end of the Middle Ages, when the child was regarded as a small adult, to the present child-centered society, by means of diaries, paintings, games, and school curricula.
Ironically, he finds that individualism, far from triumphing in our time, has been held in check by the family, and that the increasing power of the tightly-knit family circle has flourished at the expense of the rich-textured communal society of earlier times. Translated from the French by Robert Baldick.
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It was compromised by the junior clientele made up of the children of the town ,
and also by the tendency to cut short the duration of the course of studies . John
of Salisbury ' s university career lasted twelve years , and to these we must add ...
century , and at the beginning of the sixteenth century , in the colleges providing
a full course of tuition . Like the complete course of tuition , the class originated in
the grammar schools : that is why the enumeration of the classes began with the
... vocation ; only lawyers and churchmen would have completed the full course ,
including two or three years of philosophy corresponding to the modern
university course ; the rest , artisans or soldiers , would have stopped at an earlier
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THE AGES OF LIFE
THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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