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The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
Nothing in medieval dress distinguished the child from the adult. In the seventeenth century, however, the child, or at least the ...
The first typical adolescent of modern times was Wagner's Siegfried. : the music of Siegfried expressed for the first time that co ...
The general feeling was, and for a long time remained, that one had several children in order to keep just a few. As late as the s ...
It is as if, to every period of history, there corresponded a privileged age and a particular division of human life: "youth" is t ...
In the history of human inquiry, philosophy has the place of the initial central sun, seminal and tumultuous; from time to time it ...
In the nineteenth century ... explanations of who and what women were focused primarily on reproductive events--marriage, children ...
We have imagined ourselves a special creation, set apart from other humans. In the last twentieth century, we see that our poverty ...
The most important domestic challenge facing the U.S. at the close of the twentieth century is the re-creation of fatherhood as a ...
In most nineteenth-century cities, both large and small, more than 50 percent--and often up to 75 percent--of the residents in any ...
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