Looks at the abandonment of children in Western Europe in both antiquity and the Middle Ages. The book illuminates a vast area of social history and aims to enlighten us on attitudes to childhood, the nature of the family, property and the nature of birth control.
The Kindness of Strangers: Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance by John Boswell
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