Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life by Philippe Aries

By Philippe Aries

The subject of this remarkable ebook is the evolution of the fashionable belief of relations existence and the trendy snapshot; of the character of youngsters. Aries strains the evolution of the concept that of adolescence from the top of the center a long time, whilst the kid used to be considered as a small grownup, to the current child-centered society, by way of diaries, work, video games, and college curricula.
 
mockingly, he unearths that individualism, faraway from prevailing in our time, has been held in payment through the relations, and that the expanding strength of the tightly-knit kin circle has flourished on the fee of the rich-textured communal society of previous occasions. Translated from the French by means of Robert Baldick.

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