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A History of Young People in the West, Volume I: Ancient and Medieval Rites of Passage

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674404076

Publication Date: 11/15/1999

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464 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 86 halftones

Belknap Press

A History of Young People in the West

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  • 1. Introduction [Giovanni Levi and Jean-Claude Schmitt]
  • 2. Images of Young People in the Greek City-State [Alain Schnapp]
  • 3. Roman Youth [Augusto Fraschetti]
  • 4. The Worlds of Jewish Youth in Europe, 1300–1800 [Elliott Horowitz]
  • 5. Courtly Chivalry [Christiane Marchello-Nizia]
  • 6. A Flower of Evil: Young Men in Medieval Italy [Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan]
  • 7. Emblems of Youth: Young People in Medieval Imagery [Michel Pastoureau]
  • 8. Guardians of Disorder: Rituals of Youthful Culture at the Dawn of Modern Age [Norbert Schindler]
  • 9. Young Nobles in the Age of Absolutism: Paternal Authority and Freedom of Choice in Seventeenth-Century Italy [Renata Ago]
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index

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