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Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood (1960)
by A. S. Neill
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312141378, Paperback)
Originally published in 1960, Summerhill became an instant bestseller and a classic volume of education for an entire generation. Now, this thoroughly expanded and revised version of the original Summerhill reinstates the revolutionary "free school" traditions begun by Summerhill's founder A.S. Neill.
As American education lags behind the rest of the world, this new edition is more timely than ever. The children of today face struggles far greater than any previous generation and we, as parents and teachers, must teach them now to make choices for themselves and to learn from the outcome of their decisions.
This classic work yet again invites a new view of childhood and presents an essential treatise that challenges us to rethink our approach to education.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:47:27 -0400)
A guide to experimental education, originally published in 1960 and expanded for the 1990s, features a discussion on how American education lags behind the rest of the world and what people can do to change that.
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