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Author Moretti, Erica, author.

Title The best weapon for peace : Maria Montessori, education, and children's rights / Erica Moretti
Published Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2021]
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Series George L. Mosse series in the history of European culture, sexuality, and ideas
George L. Mosse series in the history of European culture, sexuality, and ideas.
Contents Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Peace from Within: How the Montessori Method Came About -- 2. The White Cross: Rehabilitating War-Stricken Children to Prevent War -- 3. Ending Conflict with Education: The 1917 Peace Lectures -- 4. Montessori in Fascist Italy -- 5. Montessori's First Public Lectures on Peace, 1932-1939 -- 6. The Child as Agent of Radical Change: The Years in India -- Conclusions: The Legacy of Montessori's Pacifism -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Subject Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952
Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952.
Children and peace.
Children's rights.
Pacifism.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
Children and peace.
Children's rights.
Pacifism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0299333132
9780299333133