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Unearthing Seeds of Fire: The Idea of Highlander

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Unearthing Seeds of Fire is a thorough historical account of Highlander Folk School and the life of its founder Myles Horton. For any involved in adult education, as well as those interested in education through social movement, this book provides rich descriptions of the ideology, context, and philosophy of creating learning communities through collectivism. Frank Adams is particularly successful at painting a vivid picture of the sociopolitical atmosphere under which Horton created Highlander, describing the successes and failures that were realized over the years, as well as the organic evolution of the school as it responded to the changing needs of its students.

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ISBN:
9780895870193
With:
Horton, Myles
Publisher:
John F. Blair Publisher
With:
Horton, Myles
Author:
Adams, Frank
Location:
Winston-Salem, N.C. :
Subject:
Education and guidance
Subject:
Adult & Continuing Education
Subject:
Adult education
Subject:
Highlander Research and Education Center (Kno
Subject:
Education-Adult Education
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19750131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Dimensions:
8.96x6.00x.84 in. .89 lbs.

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