Childhood in the Middle Ages

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Drawing on a wide variety of European sources, Childhood in the Middle Ages (1992) examines attitudes towards children, images of childhood, and the concept of the stages of childhood in medieval culture, from the nobility to the peasantry. It makes fascinating and illuminating reading for anyone interested in the social and cultural history of medieval Europe as well as the history of child-rearing and education.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages342
ISBN (Electronic)9781000924169
ISBN (Print)9781032548753
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2023


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