Life and education in early societies.

New York, Macmillan Company, 1949.

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Subjects Bildungswesen.
Civilization, Ancient.
Education -- History.
Physical education and training -- History.
Physical education and training.
Description xx, 825 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date 1949.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 757-789).
Also issued online.
Contents part 1. Origins: Introduction -- Primitive life and education -- part 2. In the great river valleys: The Valley of the Nile -- The land between rivers -- On the Yellow River -- In the Indus Valley -- Empire in Iran -- part 3. Empires of the sea: Island empire -- Dorian dominion -- Athens -- Freemen's games -- National festivals -- Health gymnastics -- In Utopia -- Retrospect -- part 4. Empire of the East and West: Pre-Roman foundations -- Early Roman culture -- Growth and decay of empire -- From provincial to cosmopolitan culture -- Politics, schools, and the republic of letters -- Woman's sphere and education -- Growth and decay of military discipline -- Roman recreation -- Health, exercise, diet, and doctors -- Idle quest for happiness -- Circus and arena.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1028245
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Woody, Thomas, 1891-1960.
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