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Author MacLehose, William F.

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

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2007, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition ACLS Humanities E-Book electronic edition.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
ACLS Gutenberg-e series
File Type Electronic text (HTML) and image data (JPG).
System Details Mode of access: Intranet.
Note Caption title; description based on screen of 2007-11-12.
Funding This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Note Originally published by Gutenberg-e:
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Johns Hopkins University, 2000.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Children -- Europe -- History.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
Added Title Cultural anxieties over the child in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9780231503709 (E-Book)
Standard No. 2027/heb99013 hdl

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