31 August 1989
Show More Betrayal: Child Exploitation in Today’s World edited by Caroline Moorehead.
Barrie and Jenkins, 192 pp., £15, March 1989, 0 7126 2170 9Show More
The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance by John Boswell.
Allen Lane, 488 pp., £20, April 1989, 0 7139 9019 8Show More
“... matters they are not prepared to comment. What, for instance, should be expected of children? Caroline Moorehead, the editor, must have an opinion here, but she does not explain what it is. ‘In Medieval Europe,’ she declares, ‘children were regarded as adults in miniature: small, immature grown-ups who needed time – but not very much of it – in ...”