By Philippe Aries
The subject matter of this remarkable publication is the evolution of the trendy perception of family members lifestyles and the trendy snapshot; of the character of kids. Aries lines the evolution of the concept that of formative years from the top of the center a while, while the kid was once considered as a small grownup, to the current child-centered society, via diaries, work, video games, and faculty curricula.
paradoxically, he unearths that individualism, faraway from winning in our time, has been held in fee through the relations, and that the expanding strength of the tightly-knit kin circle has flourished on the price of the rich-textured communal society of prior occasions. Translated from the French via Robert Baldick.
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