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Published: 25 August 2020

304 Pages | 25 illus.

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197520949

Bookseller Code (06)

New in Paperback

The Transatlantic Kindergarten

First Edition

Ann Taylor Allen

  • The first genuinely transnational study of kindergarten that takes into account many kinds of contacts across national borders
  • Shows how the kindergarten, originally based on an international idea of childhood and its needs, adapted to two very different societies
  • Highlights the importance of women for the history of education, showing that women of the nineteenth century connected the struggle for women's rights to many other social-reform initiatives, of which the kindergarten movement was one