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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Thus in 1549, one Baduel, the principal of a college, an educational
establishment, wrote to the father of one of his young pupils about his outfit and
attendants : 'A little boy is all that he will need for his personal service.'28 At the
beginning of ...
'My father had intended to send me to Italy, for at that time young men were sent
there to be trained'; but the journey was too expensive and the stay at the
academy took its place.16 The most famous of these establishments was
A few years later, I accompanied my three elder brothers to Saumur; I was so
young [he must have been between eight and ten] that it was thought fit to send
our governess with me until bedtime so that the separation should be less of a ...
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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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