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Author Adam, Thomas, 1968-
Title Intercultural transfers and the making of the modern world, 1800-2000 : sources and contexts / Thomas Adam
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  303.4 A196    AVAILABLE    30550100512795
 人文社會聯圖  GN365 .A39 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020369013
Descript x, 158 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-152) and index
Introduction : the nature of intercultural transfer -- Cooperatives and capitalism : the democratization of the economy -- Better housing for better citizens : Octavia Hill's worldwide appeal to housing reform -- Better citizens for a better future? : the transnational transfer of eugenics -- From memorization to problem-solving : Maria Montessori's contribution to school reform in the twentieth century -- Change through non-violence : the rationalization of conflict solution
Subject Culture diffusion -- History -- Case studies
Social change -- History -- Case studies
Cooperative societies -- History
Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912
Housing -- History
Eugenics -- History
Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952
Montessori method of education -- History
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
Passive resistance -- History
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