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"A tender age" : cultural anxieties over the child in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries / by William F. MacLehose.

  • MacLehose, William F.
Date
2007, ©2006
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About this work

Also known as

Cultural anxieties over the child in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries

Publication/Creation

New York : Columbia University Press, 2007, ©2006.

Edition

ACLS Humanities E-Book electronic edition.

Notes

Caption title; description based on screen of 2007-11-12.
Originally published by Gutenberg-e: www.gutenberg-e.org.
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Johns Hopkins University, 2000.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

1. Nurturing danger : twelfth- and thirteenth-century medicine and the problem(s) of the child -- 2. Suffer little children: baptism, heresy, and the debates over the nature of the child -- 3. Simplicity and faith : childhood, maternity, and the creation of a Jewish threat -- 4. "The path of the foolish children" : delusion, disillusionment, and the challenge of the children's crusade of 1212.

Funding information

This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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