A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages (The Cultural Histories)

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages (The Cultural Histories)

By: Louise J. Wilkinson (editor)Hardback

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A Cultural History of Childhood and Family presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers 2800 years of history, charting the cultural, social, economic, religious, medical and political changes in domestic life. 1. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in Antiquity Edited by Mary Harlow and Ray Laurence, both University of Birmingham 2. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages Edited by Louise J. Wilkinson, Canterbury Christ Church University 3. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Early Modern Age Edited by Sandra Cavallo, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Silvia Evangelisti, University of East Anglia 4. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Enlightenment Edited by Elizabeth Foyster, University of Cambridge, and James Marten, Marquette University, Milwaukee 5. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Empire Edited by Colin Heywood, University of Nottingham 6. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Modern Age Edited by Joseph M. Hawes, University of Memphis, and N. Ray Hiner, University of Kansas Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters: 1. Family Relationships; 2; Community; 3. Economy; 4. Geography and the Environment; 5. Education; 6. Life Cycle; 7. The State; 8. Faith and Religion; 9. Health and Science; 10. World Contexts. This means readers can either have a broad overview of a period by reading a volume or follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter in each volume. Well illustrated, the full six volume set combines to present the most authoritative and comprehensive survey available on family and childhood through history.

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About Author

Louise J. Wilkinson is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at Canterbury Christ Church University and author of Women in Thirteenth-Century Lincolnshire, and co-editor of The Rituals and Rhetoric of Queenship: Medieval to Early Modern.

Contents

Introduction Louise J. Wilkinson (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK) 1 Family Relationships P.J.P. Goldberg (University of York, UK) 2 Community Jennifer C. Ward (Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK) 3 Economy Phillipp R. Schofield (Aberystwyth University, UK) 4 Geography and the Environment Sophia Adams (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK) 5 Education Louise J. Wilkinson (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK) 6 Life Cycle Deborah Youngs (Swansea University, UK) 7 The State Richard Huscroft (Westminster School, UK) 8 Faith and Religion Valerie L. Garver (Northern Illinois University, USA) 9 Health and Science William F. MacLehose (University College London, UK) 10 World Contexts Carol Bargeron (Central State University in Ohio, USA) Notes Bibliography Contributors Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781847887955
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9781847887955
  • weight: 661
  • ISBN10: 1847887953

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