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The Life-Cycle in Western Europe, c.1300-1500
This is the first study to examine the entire life cycle in the Middle Ages. Drawing on a wide range of secondary and primary material, the book explores the timing and experiences of infancy, childhood, adolescence and youth, adulthood, old age and, finally, death. It discusses attitudes towards aging, rites of passage, age stereotypes in operation, and the means by which...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 8th 2006 by Manchester University Press
(first published May 4th 2006)
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