Master-Servant Childhood: A History of the Idea of Childhood in Medieval English Culture

  • Patrick Joseph Ryan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Patrick Joseph Ryan
    Pages 25-45
  3. Patrick Joseph Ryan
    Pages 46-62
  4. Patrick Joseph Ryan
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  5. Patrick Joseph Ryan
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 127-130

About this book

Introduction

An interdisciplinary synthesis that offers a new understanding of childhood in the Middle Ages as a form of master-servant relation embedded in an ancient sense of time as a correspondence between earthly change and eternal order.

Keywords

childhood girls history

Authors and affiliations

  • Patrick Joseph Ryan
    • 1
  1. 1.King’s University CollegeWestern UniversityCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137364791
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47352-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-36479-1
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