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The Age of Discovery : Waldorf Education Resources - Charles Kovacs

The Age of Discovery

Waldorf Education Resources

Paperback Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9780863154515
Number Of Pages: 224

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This volume in the Waldorf Education Resources Series offers an engaging introduction to world history for use by Steiner-Waldorf teachers. The author presents an overview of world history from the time of the Crusades to the Renaissance.

Subjects include Saladin, Joan of Arc, Columbus, Magellan, Queen Elizabeth, and Sir Francis Drake. Kovacs' extensive lesson notes have proven to be useful and inspiring resource materials for many teachers.

Here is a valuable textbook for anyone involved in Waldorf teaching or home schooling.

Industry Reviews

'Another excellent overview of world history, compiled from Charles Kovacs' copious lesson notes. Throughout, Kovacs is keen to convey to the reader the notion of cause and effect and the inter-relatedness of world events. Any teacher of the 12-13 age group will find this book an excellent resource.' -- Rosemary Usselman, New View, Autumn 2004

The threefold statep. 9
Roman law and Germanic lawp. 13
The monksp. 17
Roman wealth and Germanic wealthp. 21
The feudal systemp. 25
Knighthoodp. 29
Christian Europep. 33
Muhammadp. 36
The crescent of Islamp. 40
Arabian civilizationp. 44
Charles Martell, Poitiers, Charlemagnep. 49
The new empirep. 53
The vikingsp. 57
King Alfred and the Danesp. 62
Alfred the greatp. 67
The Norman conquestp. 70
The crusadesp. 74
Godfrey de Bouillonp. 78
Saladin and Richard Lionheartp. 83
The changes in Europep. 87
Gilbert and Rohesiap. 91
The growth of citiesp. 95
King John and the Magna Cartap. 99
Scotland and Englandp. 103
England and France, Joan of Arcp. 107
Printing and gunpowderp. 111
The age of discoveryp. 115
Columbusp. 119
The year 1492p. 123
Americap. 127
Pizzarop. 131
The fall of the Incasp. 136
Magellanp. 139
Crossing the Pacific Oceanp. 143
The Renaissancep. 147
Leonardo : childhood and youthp. 151
Leonardo in Florence and Milanp. 155
The last supperp. 159
Inventions and the Mona Lisap. 163
Raphael and Michelangelop. 167
The wars of the rosesp. 171
Borgia and Savonarolap. 175
Martin Lutherp. 179
Luther and the reformationp. 183
The diet of wormsp. 187
Calvin and Knoxp. 191
Henry VIIIp. 195
Mary Queen of Scotsp. 199
The great armadap. 203
Elizabethan times, Shakespeare, Raleighp. 208
Francis Drakep. 213
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ISBN: 9780863154515
ISBN-10: 0863154514
Series: Waldorf Education Resources
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Floris Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.29