The Age of Discovery
This volume in the Waldorf Education Resources Series offers an engaging introduction to world history for use by Steiner-Waldorf teachers.
The author presents an overview of world history from the time of the Crusades to the Renaissance. Subjects include Saladin, Joan of Arc, Columbus, Magellan, Queen Elizabeth, and Sir Francis Drake. Kovacs’ extensive lesson notes have proven to be useful and inspiring resource materials for many teachers.
Here is a valuable textbook for anyone involved in Waldorf teaching or home schooling.
About the Author
Charles Kovacs (1907–2001) was born in Vienna, Austria. He left in 1938 and joined the British Army in East Africa. After the War he settled in Britain, and in 1956 he took over a class at the Rudolf Steiner School in Edinburgh, where he remained a class teacher until his retirement in 1976. He died in 2001. His extensive lesson notes have been a useful and inspiring resource material for many teachers; he also gave over 300 lectures to adults and was in demand as a speaker. He is the author of numerous books for Waldorf teaching, as well as The Spiritual Background to Christian Festivals and The Apocalypse in Rudolf Steiner’s Lecture Series.