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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At the Oratory , Grosley followed the now regular cycle of a class a year as far as
the rhetoric class . But he spent an extra year in two classes , first the rhetoric
class , then the logic class ( he does not mention the physics class ) . ' I had spent
A class was only very rarely skipped , and it often happened that a pupil spent an
extra year in one of the higher classes , particularly the rhetoric class , because
there was a tendency to prolong the period at school : the college with its classic
The category of pupils between nineteen and twenty - one remained , at least in
the second class and the rhetoric class , throughout the ancien regime . True ,
their presence in the grammar classes was considered rather more exceptional ...
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THE AGES OF LIFE
THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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