A History of Young People in the West, Volume I: Ancient and Medieval Rites of Passage
However swiftly it passes, youth is always with us, a perpetual passing phase, an apprenticeship to the myriad ways of the world, subject of panegyrics and diatribes, romances and cautionary tales from antiquity to our day. This two-volume history is the first to present a comprehensive account of what youth has been in the West and what it has meant through the ages. Brou...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published November 15th 1999 by Belknap Press
(first published 1997)
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