Selvaggio, Maria Antonietta Books

Dr. Maria Antonietta Selvaggio, received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Naples “Federico II”. She was a former secondary school history and philosophy teacher and expert of history didactics. She is now Sociology Researcher at the Department of Human, Philosophical and Educational Sciences of Salerno University (Italy), where she teaches Methods and Techniques of Social Research.

Transforming Street Urchins Into Adult Sailors on the Training Ship
2014 0-7734-4247-2
This newly discovered educational experiment documents the extraordinary work of Giulia Civita Franceschi in her mission to transform the street urchins of Naples (1913-1928) into living models of dignified conscientious citizens by redeeming them from juvenile delinquency, crime and prison through maritime training on the ship “Caracciolo”.