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Well, Philippe, he died because of his work. He was like an--like an explorer in a wild country where no one had ever been before. ...
In medieval society the idea of childhood did not exist; this is not to suggest that children were neglected, forsaken or despised ...
The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
In 1600 the specialization of games and pastimes did not extend beyond infancy; after the age of three or four it decreased and di ...
Until the end of the Middle Ages, and in many cases afterwards too, in order to obtain initiation in a trade of any sort whatever- ...
Nothing in medieval dress distinguished the child from the adult. In the seventeenth century, however, the child, or at least the ...
Courtin's manual of etiquette of 1671 explains: "These little people are allowed to amuse themselves without anyone troubling to s ...
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 ...
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