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.
'Another excellent overview of world history, compiled from Charles Kovacs' copious lesson notes. Throughout, Kovacs is keen to convey to the reader the notion of cause and effect and the inter-relatedness of world events. Any teacher of the 12-13 age group will find this book an excellent resource.'Rosemary Usselman, New View, Autumn 2004