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The Age of Revolution : Waldorf Education Resources - Charles Kovacs

The Age of Revolution

Waldorf Education Resources

Paperback

Published: 1st July 2003
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
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Here is a valuable overview of world history, from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, including the French, American and Industrial revolutions. Kovacs chooses pertinent stories to create a rich tapestry that shows the development of humankind, from medieval times -- when every person had a fixed place in the social hierarchy -- to the awakening of individuality in modern times. In the Waldorf curriculum, this period of history is usually taught in class 8 (ages 13-14).

'This book is published for use by Steiner School teachers but it is a marvellous read for anyone who would like to get to grips in a lively way with history. The book is written in an eminently readable and warm style. It will give young people a good, clear perspective on how, why and what went wrong in the past, and how we might find a better way for the future. I found The Age of Revolution interesting and enjoyable and long after having finished the book, I was able to recall much information I had read therein. Charles Kovacs certainly brought history "alive" for me and I recommend it both to adults wanting to enhance their understanding of past events, and as an excellent resource book for teachers.' -- Rosemary Usselman, New View, Autumn 2003

ISBN: 9780863153952
ISBN-10: 086315395X
Series: Waldorf Education Resources
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st July 2003
Publisher: FLORIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.72  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.36