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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At the same time as he played with dolls, this child of four or five practised
archery, played cards, chess (at six), and adult games such as 'racket-ball',
prisoners' base and countless parlour games. At three, he was already playing at
'Played at hide-and-seek' with a lieutenant of the Light Horse. 'He went to play
tennis and then went to the great gallery to watch them tilting at the ring.' 'Dressed
up and danced the Pantaloon.' He was nine years old now: 'After supper, ...
One of these is the faggot-game: one person is playing the candle in the centre of
a ring of couples in which each lady is standing behind her cavalier and holding
him tightly round the waist. In another part of the calendar the whole population ...
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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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