Childhood in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: The Results of a Paradigm Shift in the History of Mentality

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Albrecht Classen
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 2005 - History - 444 pages
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Although many researchers have taken a critical stance towards the theses on the history of childhood developed by Philippe Aries in 1960, this volume is the first comprehensive collection of studies with a psychological and emotional historical orientation to demonstrate convincingly the extent to which the relationship between parents and children was a fundamental element of European society in pre-modern times."
  

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Contents

David F Tinsley
2
The Influence of Monastic Ideals upon Carolingian Conceptions
67
of Childhood
73
Eva Parra Membrives
87
Diane Peters Auslander
105
Mary Dzon
135
Karen K Jambeck
159
Nicole Clifton
182
Tracy Adams
265
Marilyn Sandidge
291
Treatment in Middle English Literature
307
Daniel F Pigg
329
Laurel Reed
355
David Graizbord
373
Educating Girls in Early Modern Europe and America
389
Christopher Carlsmith
415

Juanita Feros Ruys
203
Carol Dover
247
Contributors
433
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Albrecht Classen is University Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona, Department of German Studies, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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