In 2019, the Waldorf education movement celebrated its 100th anniversary with a publication by the Friends of Waldorf Education in cooperation with Kehrer Verlag. Exclusively for this book, Leica photographers, such as Dominic Nahr and, René Perez, Herbie Yamaguchi, Fulvio Bugani, Sergej Melnitchenko, and Laxmi Kaul, traveled around the world to visualize the distinctive features of each country and its connection to Waldorf education. Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925) – pioneer of anthroposophy, school founder, artist, and social reformer – worked for a new world view in the age of materialism and has gained global recognition for his unparalleled creative power. His drafts for an alternative science, a new educational theory, and new perspectives in medicine and agriculture, have entered into the spiritual heritage of our time and, as an integral part of contemporary cultural life, continue to provide important impulses and inspiration.
Einblicke weltweit – 100 Jahre Waldorfpädagogik.
Insights Worldwide – 100 Years Rudolf Steiner Education
published at Kehrer Verlag
21 x 28 cm
111 color and 31 b/w illustrations
ISBN 978-3-86828-920-6 2019
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