The Recovery of Man in Childhood

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The Recovery of Man in Childhood: A Study of the Education Work of Rudolf Steiner

The classic work on Waldorf education, this is an excellent place to begin for an understanding of Rudolf Steiner’s educational principles and practices. Written by a teacher with more than thirty years experience, this book is highly recommended for both new and experienced teachers and, especially, for parents who are contemplating their children’s education and wondering what Waldorf is all about.

Topics include:

  • Growth and consciousness
  • The threefold relation of body and mind
  • The map of childhood
  • The first seven years
  • The small child at home and school
  • The heart of childhood
  • Teacher and child
  • The first school years
  • From nine to twelve
  • The twelfth year and after
  • Foreign languages
  • Practical work
  • Music and eurythmy
  • The temperaments
  • Adolescence
  • and each high school grade

About the Author

A. C. HARWOOD (1898-1975) was educated at Highgate school and Oxford and was a lifelong friend of the the writers Owen Barfield and C.S. Lewis (and later one of the trustees of Lewis’s literary estate). Harwood developed a career as a Waldorf school educator. He wrote The Recovery of Man in Childhood and The Way of a Child.

Additional information

Weight 14 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 0.5 × 8.5 in


Douglas M. Sloan




November 2001






Myrin Institute


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