The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances that have taken place in the past few decades in this crucial field.There had been others who believed that children could be studied historically, but no one before Aries had made the study of ... a culmination of an impressive scholarship incorporated into the essays that follow on a wide range of subjects relating to children, ... One of the things that Aries did brilliantly was to tell a compelling, even a sensational, story and he made his argument both simple and vivid.
|Title||:||The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World|
|Author||:||Paula S. Fass|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-02-11|