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

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

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674404076
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 11/15/1999
Series: History of Young People Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Giovanni Levi is Professor of Economic History at the University of Venice.

Jean-Claude Schmitt is Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Giovanni Levi and Jean-Claude Schmitt

Images of Young People in the Greek City-State
Alain Schnapp

Roman Youth
Augusto Fraschetti

The Worlds of Jewish Youth in Europe, 1300-1800
Elliott Horowitz

Courtly Chivalry
Christiane Marchello-Nizia

A Flower of Evil: Young Men in Medieval Italy
Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan

Emblems of Youth: Young People in Medieval Imagery
Michel Pastoureau

Guardians of Disorder: Rituals of Youthful Culture at the Dawn of Modern Age
Norbert Schindler

Young Nobles in the Age of Absolutism: Paternal Authority and Freedom of Choice in Seventeenth-Century Italy
Renata Ago

Notes

Index

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