The Secret of Childhood

By Maria Montessori ; Barbara Barclay Carter | Go to book overview

THE SECRET OF CHILDHOOD

BY MARIA MONTESSORI M.D. ( Rome), D.Litt. ( Durham)

Translated and Edited by BARBARA BARCLAY CARTER Lic-es-L. ( Paris)

ORIENT LONGMANS BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS NEW DELHI

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Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents v
  • Part I - The Spiritual Embryo 1
  • Chapter I - The Child To-Day 3
  • Chapter II - The Spiritual Embryo 13
  • Chapter III - Mind in the Making 34
  • Chapter IV - Where Adults Impede 74
  • Part II - The New Education 111
  • Chapter I - The Task of the Teacher 113
  • Chapter II - Our Own Method 123
  • Chapter III - Further Developments 154
  • Chapter IV - Psychic Deviations 170
  • Part III - The Child and Society 205
  • Chapter I - Homo Laborans 207
  • Chapter II - The Child as Master 237
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