Centuries of childhood: a social history of family life

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Vintage Books, 1962 - History - 447 pages
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The modern concept of family life is traced through the paintings and diaries of the last four centuries

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Review: Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

I was very excited to read this, but unfortunately the concept behind the book is much better than the presentation. I found the writing style to be aimless and unclear. Each chapter begins with ... Read full review

Review: Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life

User Review  - Mathew Powers - Goodreads

With all its flaws, notably regarding his interpretation of art, his lack of sample size in statistics, and even a propensity to change his thesis along the way (is this childhood or family and class ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION i?
9
fhe ages of life
15
THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
33
Copyright

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About the Author:
The late Philippe Aries was also the author of Centuries of Childhood.