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A. S. Neill

Published by Hart Publishing Company

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From: Molly's Brook Books (Plainfield, VT, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Hart Publishing Company. Soft cover. Condition: Good. With a foreward by Erich Fromm. 1" tear to head of spine, corrected long ago by transparent tape that has now mostly worn off. Two stains to front cover. Light reading crease to spine. Some toning to text block, and a name has been crossed out on half title, otherwise no writing or highlighting to pages, and no dog-ears. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 978

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Neill, A.S.

Published by Hart Publishing Company, New York City (1960)

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From: Underground Books, IOBA (Carrollton, GA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Hart Publishing Company, New York City, 1960. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: fair. First Edition. First Edition. Hardcover. 8.75" x 5.75". 392pp. With a foreword by Erich Fromm. Heavily chipped and edgeworn dust jacket over two-toned cloth binding. Corners bumped, boards gently rubbed and soiled. Pencil writing to front endpaper, bookseller sticker to front pastedown. Text clean and free of marks. The Summerhill School (still operating today) is an independent British boarding school that was founded in 1921 by Alexander Sutherland Neill with the belief that the school should be made to fit the child, rather than the other way around. It is run as a democratic community; the running of the school is conducted in the school meetings, which anyone, staff or pupil, may attend, and at which everyone has an equal vote. These meetings serve as both a legislative and judicial body. Members of the community are free to do as they please, so long as their actions do not cause any harm to others, according to Neill's principle "Freedom, not Licence." This extends to the freedom for pupils to choose which lessons, if any, they attend. This book made a major splash in the sixties as ideas about alternative education gained traction, spawning a number of copycat projects in the United States. Seller Inventory # 516

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NEILL, A. S.

Published by NEW YORK NY HART PUBLISHING COMPANY PUB 1969. (1969)

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From: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS (BURLINGTON, WI, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: NEW YORK NY HART PUBLISHING COMPANY PUB 1969., 1969. FINE IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J. A HIGHT SPOT OF 20TH CENTURY PEDAGOGY WITH FORWARD BY ERICH FROMM BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. HAS SOME MODEST CORNER AND SPINE END WEAR, LIGHT MARK/ABRASION NEAR THE TOP OF THE SPINE PANEL, A COUPLE OF SHORT EDGE TEARS, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN, BRIGHT, AND MUCH NICER THAN USUALLY FOUND, COPY. FIRST EDITION. Binding is HARDCOVER. Seller Inventory # 009633

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Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing: Neill, A. S.

Neill, A. S.

Published by New York: Hart Publishing Company (1960)

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About this Item: New York: Hart Publishing Company, 1960. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo., orange boards and red cloth lettered in gilt; dust jacket. Review copy, with a foreword by Erich Fromm, along with promotional pamphlet and announcements from the publisher. A gorgeous copy of Neill's seminal work on parenthood and child rearing. Seller Inventory # ABE-1501265838496

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