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Author Ariès, Philippe.

Title Centuries of childhood; a social history of family life / Translated from the French by Robert Baldick.

Publication Info. New York : Knopf, 1962.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  392.3 A698C    Check Shelf
Description 447 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents The Idea of childhood -- Ages of life -- Discovery of childhood -- Children's dress -- Modest contribution to the history of games and pastimes -- From immodesty to innocence -- Conclusion: Two concepts of childhood -- Scholastic life -- Medieval scholars young and old -- New institution: the college -- Origins of the school class -- Pupil's age -- Progress of discipline -- From day-school to boarding-school -- The 'Little schools' -- Roughness of schoolchildren -- Conclusion: School and the duration of childhood -- Family -- Pictures of the family -- From the medieval family to the modern family -- Conclusion: Family and sociability.
Note Translation of L'enfant et la vie familiale sous l'Ancien Régime.
Bibliography Includes bibliography.
Subject Children -- France.
Families -- France.
Education -- history.
Family -- history.
Parent-Child Relations.
Local Subject Children in France.
Added Title Enfant et la vie familiale sous l'Ancien Régime. English
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