WorldCat Identities

Gwinn, Kristen E.

Works: 3 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 972 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Classifications: JZ5540.2.B35, 303.66
Publication Timeline
Publications about  Kristen E Gwinn Publications about Kristen E Gwinn
Publications by  Kristen E Gwinn Publications by Kristen E Gwinn
Most widely held works by Kristen E Gwinn
Emily Greene Balch the long road to internationalism by Kristen E Gwinn ( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peace is too small a word" : the life and ideas of Emily Greene Balch by Kristen E Gwinn ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During her life, Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was a well-known academic and a leading figure in several movements for social reform, yet she remains little discussed figure in American history. She helped to found Boston's first settlement house. One of America's first economists and sociologists, she later became a professor and then dean at Wellesley College. During her tenure at that prestigious institution, she remained a widely published scholar on American immigration. In her middle age, she became an international peace leader. Her work with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom led to a Nobel Peace Prize in 1946. Despite her varied and impressive career, no scholarly biography of her life existed until now. This work examines the life of Emily Greene Balch, filling a void in the scholarship on this important American. It details Balch's journey through her various career choices in order to determine what influenced her decisions and how her choices altered her life and her communities. In the process, it highlights the evolution of Balch's ideas and places her in the context of women internationalists in the early twentieth century.--Author's abstract
Women in Ireland's battle for independence, Easter 1916 by Kristen E Gwinn ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.53 (from 0.23 for "Peace is ... to 0.53 for Emily Gree ...)
English (9)