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Al·cott(ôl′kət, -kŏt, ŏl′-), Amos Bronson 1799-1888.
American transcendentalist philosopher who developed a theory of education based on mutual respect and Socratic questioning rather than authority and rote learning.
Alcott, Louisa May 1832-1888.
American writer best known for her largely autobiographical novel Little Women (1868).
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(Biography) Louisa May. 1832–88, US novelist, noted for her children's books, esp Little Women (1869)
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Al•cott(ˈɔl kət, -kɒt)
Louisa May, 1832–88, U.S. author.
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