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Childhood in History : Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds (Hardcover)
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Throughout history one of the largest groups within any population has been children yet, until recently, children have been marginalised in historical research. Dealing with conceptions of children and childhood in pre-modern Europe this volume includes contributions by expert scholars from a variety of disciplines including history, literature, philosophy and religion. The volume provides an overview of the history of these conceptions within the region, with each scholar presenting and discussing case studies from their respective periods and fields of expertise. Primarily historically oriented the volume is also attentive to the reception history of the material.
Number of Pages: 383.0
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Street Date: August 2, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-6888