Personality and Biography: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the History of Adult Education: General, Comparative, and Synthetic Studies; Biographies of Adult Educators from Five Continents, Volume 1

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Martha Friedenthal-Haase
Lang, 1998 - 886 pages
Two separate but complementary questions - the unmistakable outline of the dynamic individual and the socially and culturally constrained biographical pattern - inform this work on international adult education. 67 experts drawn from 22 countries and five continents have helped to give it its compendium-like character, comprising 62 revised and enlarged papers originally presented in 1996 at the Sixth International Conference on the History of Adult Education. The language of publication is English, with additional 18 German-language contributions, all prefaced by an abstract in English. The period principally treated extends from the 18th to the 20th century. Charting as it does the importance of personality and biography for both the subjective educational process and the development of an education system, this systematically compiled work opens up a long neglected page not only in international educational theory but also in educational and cultural history. A detailed preliminary announcement of the two conference volumes can be found in the «International Yearbook of Adult Education», ed. Joachim Knoll, Vol. 25/1997 under the title «Personality and Biography in the Spotlight of International Historical Research into Adult Education».

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The Contributors: Franz Poggeler, W.M.K. Wijetunga, Paul Lengrand, J.E. Thomas, Joseph Rovan, Ewald Johannes Brunner, Ernst Prokop and Irmgard Schroll-Decker, Gerrit Kaschuba, Rainer Brodel, Roseanne Benn, Laszlo Petho, Wilhelm Filla, Katarina Popovic, Bernd Dewe and Dorothee Meister, Andor Maroti, Vassili Pugachev, Elisabeth Meilhammer, Norbert Vogel, Anita Klapan and Ilija Lavrnja, Max Kessler, Aribert Rothe, Erich Schafer, Peter Alheit, Willi B. Gierke, Leonhard Friedrich, Edward Turay, Suresh C. Ghosh, Sang-O Lee, Kalman Yaron, Sister Rose Theresa Sant, Joseph F. Kett, Harold Stubblefield, Dilnawaz A. Siddiqui, Alexander N. Charters, Mary Ann Bin-Sallik, Thomas Stehlik, Hannelore Blaschek, Berta Friedl-Sieglhuber, Evgeny Golovinsky, Pierre Caspar, Silvia Matalik, Michael Volkmann, Christl Ziegler, Laszlo Felkai, Pal Soos, Edita Treciokiene, Bastiaan van Gent, Nicolae Sacalis, Sabine Nagel, Rozalia Cornanicova, Jana Bezensek, Dusana Findeisen, Ana Krajnc, and Nives Licen, Jurij Jug, Joze Lipnik, Alexandra Serse, Eric Engstrom, Anthony Cooke, John Field, Roger Fieldhouse.
The Editor: Martha Friedenthal-Haase holds the Chair of Adult and Continuing Education at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany, which hosted the Sixth International Conference on the History of Adult Education.

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