Pedagogical Anthropology
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Pedagogical Anthropology

By Maria Montessori
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Table of Contents
  • PEDAGOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION THE MODERN TENDENCIES OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE RELATION THAT THEY BEAR TO PEDAGOGY
    • Human Hygiene
    • The Method
    • The Method to be Followed in These Lectures
    • The Limits of Pedagogical Anthropology
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER I CERTAIN PRINCIPLES OF GENERAL BIOLOGY
    • The Material Substratum of Life The Synthetic Concept of the Individual in Biology
    • The Formation of Multicellular Organisms
    • Form and Types of Stature
    • Canons of Form
    • Abnormal Types of Stature and General Principles of Biological Ethics
    • Abnormal Types According to De Giovanni's Theory
    • Types of Stature in Criminals
    • Types of Non-violent Criminals (Parasites)
    • Types of Violent Criminals (Assault, Mayhem, Homicide)
    • Extreme or Infantile Types, Nanism and Gigantism, Extra-social Types
    • Summary of the Types of Stature
    • Summary of the Scientific Principles Illustrated in the Course of our Discussion
    • The Stature
    • Variations in Stature Through the Different Ages
    • Variations in Stature due to Mechanical Causes of Adaptation to Environment
    • Variations Due to Adaptation in Connection with Causes of Various Kinds—Social, Physiological, Physical, Psychic, Pathological, Etc.
    • Physical Conditions—Heat, Light, Electricity
    • Summary of Stature
    • Summary of the Scientific Principles Illustrated in The Course of the Exposition of Our Subject
    • Weight
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER II CRANIOLOGY
    • Head and Cranium
    • Normal Forms of the Cranium
    • The Cephalic Index
    • The Volume of the Cranium
    • Face and Visage
    • The Normal Visage
    • The Neck
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER III THE THORAX
  • CHAPTER IV THE PELVIS
  • CHAPTER V THE LIMBS
    • The Hand
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VI THE SKIN AND THE PIGMENTS
    • Morphological Analysis of Certain Organs (Stigmata)
    • Distribution of Malformations
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VII TECHNICAL PART
    • The Form
    • The Cranium
    • Measurements of the Thorax
    • The Personal Error
  • CHAPTER VIII STATISTICAL METHODOLOGY
  • CHAPTER IX BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF THE PUPIL AND HIS ANTECEDENTS
    • Summary of the Biographic History of an Idiot Boy
    • Diaries
  • CHAPTER X THE APPLICATION OF BIOMETRY TO ANTHROPOLOGY FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE MEDIAL MEN
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • TABLES SUMMARIZING
    • The Mean Proportions of the Body According To Age
  • TABLES OF CALCULATIONS
    • I Tables For Calculating the Cephalic Index
    • II Tables For Calculating the Ponderal Index
  • INDEX
    • (A.—Names)
    • (B.—Subjects)
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