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Janusz Korczak

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The life of the Polish pediatrician, orphanage director, educator, writer, and children's advocate is chronicled in a biography on the occasion of the centennial of his birth.
Paperback, English-language translation from Polish, 222 pages
Published 1978 by Interpress Publishers, Warsaw
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Daniel L.
If you are looking for an excellent English-language biography of Janusz Korczak, skip this review and head right for "King of Children," by Betty Jean Lifton. However, if you are looking at Polish scholarship on this great man translated into English, this book provides many insights.

As a scholarly work, this book may not be easy leisure-time reading. The several biographies on Dr. Korczak fill that purpose. However, finding good scholarship in English can be a frustrating experience. Most scho
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