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(PUBAddison-Wesley)Over 1,000,000 copies sold! "Possibly the most penetrating, and probably the most eloquent, book on education published in years. To anyone who deals with children and cares about children, it cannot be too highly recommended,"---New York Times. 1982 revision. 320 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Da Capo Press Publication Date: 1995
Dimensions: 5 1/4 X 8 1/4 (inches) ISBN: 0201484021 ISBN-13: 9780201484021 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
John Holt (1927-1985), one of this country’s leading educational and social critics, was the author of ten influential books which have been translated into fourteen languages. Known both as a passionate reformer and as ”the gentle voice of reason” (Life magazine), John Holt offers insights into the nature of learning that are more relevant today than ever before.