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The Resource The kindness of strangers : the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance, John Boswell

The kindness of strangers : the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance, John Boswell

Label
The kindness of strangers : the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance
Title
The kindness of strangers
Title remainder
the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
John Boswell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Child abandonment and child welfare in the ancient and medieval world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-1994
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boswell, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abandoned children
  • Child welfare
  • Europe
  • Child Welfare
  • Child, Abandoned
  • Social Conditions
  • Europe
Label
The kindness of strangers : the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance, John Boswell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [463]-473
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I: Ancient Patterns. -- Rome: the historical skeleton -- Rome: Literary flesh and blood -- Fathers of the church and parents of children -- Pt. II: The Early Middle Ages. -- Variations on familiar patterns -- A Christian innovation: oblation -- Demographic overview -- Pt. III: The High Middle Ages. -- New demographics: 1000-1200 -- Oblation at its zenith -- The thirteenth century: abandonment resumes -- Literary witnesses -- Pt. IV: The Later Middle Ages -- Continuities and unintended tragedy -- Conclusions
Control code
17877506
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 488 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394570051
Lccn
88042544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMKC: Nichols copy 2 forms part of the Edwin J. Westermann Medieval Studies Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1186384
Label
The kindness of strangers : the abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance, John Boswell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [463]-473
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I: Ancient Patterns. -- Rome: the historical skeleton -- Rome: Literary flesh and blood -- Fathers of the church and parents of children -- Pt. II: The Early Middle Ages. -- Variations on familiar patterns -- A Christian innovation: oblation -- Demographic overview -- Pt. III: The High Middle Ages. -- New demographics: 1000-1200 -- Oblation at its zenith -- The thirteenth century: abandonment resumes -- Literary witnesses -- Pt. IV: The Later Middle Ages -- Continuities and unintended tragedy -- Conclusions
Control code
17877506
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 488 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394570051
Lccn
88042544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMKC: Nichols copy 2 forms part of the Edwin J. Westermann Medieval Studies Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1186384

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