Books, Not Bombs: Teaching Peace Since the Dawn of the Republic by Charles F. HowlettBooks, Not Bombs: Teaching Peace Since the Dawn of the Republic by Charles F. Howlett

Books, Not Bombs: Teaching Peace Since the Dawn of the Republic

byCharles F. HowlettEditorCharles F. Howlett

Hardcover | September 15, 2010

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A volume in Peace EducationSeries Editors Ian Harris, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee,Edward J. Brantmeier, Colorado State University, and Jing Lin, University of Maryland,Books Not Bombs: Teaching Peace Since the Dawn of the Republic is an important work relevant to peacescholars, practitioners, and students. This incisive book offers an exciting and comprehensive historicalanalysis of the origins and development of peace education from the creation of the New Republic at the endof the Eighteenth Century to the beginning of the Twenty-First century. It examines efforts to educate theAmerican populace, young and old, both inside the classroom and outside in terms of peace societies andendowed organizations. While many in the field of peace education focus their energies on conflict resolutionand teaching peace pedagogically, Books Not Bombs approaches the topic from an entirely new perspective. It undertakes a thorough examination ofthe evolution of peace ideology within the context of opposing war and promoting social justice inside and outside schoolhouse gates. It seeks to offerexplanations on how attempts to prevent violence have been communicated through the lens of history.
Title:Books, Not Bombs: Teaching Peace Since the Dawn of the RepublicFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Information Age PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617351571

ISBN - 13:9781617351570

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