Maria Montessori: A Biography

Paperback | January 22, 1988

byRita Kramer

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Maria Montessori (1870–1952) brought about a revolution in the classroom. She developed a method of teaching small children and inspired a movement that carried that method into every corner of the world. In her rich and forthright biography, Rita Kramer brings this powerful woman to life, illuminating not only her lasting contributions to child development and social reform, but also the controversies surrounding her training methods and private life.

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Maria Montessori (1870-1952) brought about a revolution in the classroom. She developed a method of teaching small children and inspired a movement that carried that method into every corner of the world. In her rich and forthright biography, Rita Kramer brings this powerful woman to life, illuminating not only her lasting contribution...

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Maria Montessori (1870–1952) brought about a revolution in the classroom. She developed a method of teaching small children and inspired a movement that carried that method into every corner of the world. In her rich and forthright biography, Rita Kramer brings this powerful woman to life, illuminating not only her lasting contribution...

Rita Kramer, author of In Defense of the Family and At a Tender Age, has written extensively for The New York Times and other publications on family and social issues.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:418 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.96 inPublished:January 22, 1988Publisher:Da Capo Books

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ISBN - 10:0201092271

ISBN - 13:9780201092271

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Maria Montessori (1870-1952) brought about a revolution in the classroom. She developed a method of teaching small children and inspired a movement that carried that method into every corner of the world. In her rich and forthright biography, Rita Kramer brings this powerful woman to life, illuminating not only her lasting contributions to child development and social reform, but also the controversies surrounding her training methods and private life.