H. B. Mukherjee
July 10, 2020 Forthcoming
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This volume is the first comprehensive exploration Rabindranath Tagore’s works on education and pedagogy. It presents a valuable account of the creation of Santiniketan and Visva-Bharati, Tagore’s vision of social regeneration, and his rejection of the colonial scheme; while reflecting on significant events of his life and his ideas.
The book evaluates Tagore’s unique contribution to education and discusses his views on fundamental issues such as—aim, method, discipline, and medium. It reinforces the relevance of his experiments and activities in the field of education for readers today. Drawing from various sources, the book also offers bibliographical information on Tagore’s writing on education.
This new edition with a new Introduction and Foreword will be of immense value to educationists, teachers, policymakers, and those interested in modern Indian history and the philosophy of education.
Foreword to the Second Edition by Kathleen M. O’Connell. Foreword by Humayun Kabir. Preface. Introduction: The Art of Learning by Stephen DeGiulio Part I: The Pre-Santiniketan Period 1861–1901 1 The Background 2 Early Years and Education 1861–1880 3 Socio-Political Consciousness 4 Educational Writings 1892–1898 Part II: The Santiniketan Period 1901–1918 5 Nationalism and Emergent Internationalism 6 Educational Writings 1904–1918 7 Santiniketan 1901–1918 Part III: The Visva-Bharati Period 1918–1941 8 The Religion of Man 9 Educational Writings 1918–1941 10 Educational Writings 1918–1941 (cont.) 11 Visva-Bharati 1918–1941 12 Sequel 1941–1959 Part IV: Review and Estimate 13 Aims of Education 14 Education and Life 15 Education and Nature 16 Education and Society 17 Education and Internationalism 18 Curriculum and Method 19 Conclusion Bibliography