John Caldwell Holt

John Caldwell Holt

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Caldwell Holt was an American author and educator, a proponent of homeschooling, and a pioneer in youth rights theory. John Holt was the oldest of three children, and raised in the New England region of the USA. He was sent to private schools, whose names he declined to reveal. He said, ..". the things I'm supposed to know so much about I never learned in schools." After graduating from university, Holt joined the United States Navy and served on board the USS Barbero, a submarine that fought in the Pacific Ocean. During the war, he concluded that nuclear weapons were the world's greatest danger, and only a world government could prevent nuclear war. After his three-year tour of duty in the Navy, he got a job with the New York branch of the United World Federalists. Starting in the mail room, he became the executive director of the New York branch within six years. However, he became frustrated with UWF's ineffectiveness and left it in 1952show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136586053
  • 9786136586052