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Character is destiny : the autobiography of Alice Salomon

Author: Alice Salomon; Andrew Lees
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004.
Series: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
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"Character Is Destiny is the autobiography of the famous German feminist and social worker Alice Salomon (1872-1948). Salomon's engaging life story, written after she settled in the United States, interweaves personal narrative with political and social events of the first third of the twentieth century." "Salomon's formative influence on the field of social work makes her story crucial for the history of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Salomon, Alice, 1872-1948.
Character is destiny.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607203099
Named Person: Alice Salomon; Alice Salomon; Alice Salomon
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Salomon; Andrew Lees
ISBN: 0472113674 9780472113675
OCLC Number: 52602760
Description: x, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments --
Illustrations --
Introduction --
A Child with a Garden, 1872-1889 --
Apprenticeship, 1893-1899 --
Widening Horizon --
London-Berlin --
The Aberdeens, Scotland, Ireland, 1904-1908 --
Two Jobs for Life, I: The School for Social Work, 1907-1913 --
Two Jobs for Life, II: Officer of the International Council; Canada and First Glimpse of the U.S.A. --
Brief Harvest before the Storm --
"The Evidence of Things Not Seen," 1914 --
Patriotism Is Not Enough, 1914-1916 --
In the War Office, 1917-1919 --
Fourteen Years of Democracy, I: Years of Chaos, 1919-1924 --
Fourteen Years of Democracy, II: My Foreign Affairs, 1920-1933 --
Fourteen Years of Democracy, III: Social Reconstruction, 1924-1929 --
Fourteen Years of Democracy, IV: Then Came the Collapse --
The Golden Ring of Friendship --
The Stream of Lava --
The Mystery of Individual Adjustments --
A Spy Stands behind You --
Exit Modern Woman --
The Strong and the Weak --
God and Caesar --
The Pastors ... Martin Niemöller --
New Lease on Life --
Appendix A. The Significance of the Women's Movement for Social Life --
Appendix B. The Revolution of the Mother --
Appendix C. Preface to an Early Version of Salomon's Autobiography --
Notes.
Series Title: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Lees.
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In her autobiography, Alice Salomon describes how she became involved in social work and devoted her life to social activism and education, became a prolific author and leading feminist of her time.  Read more...

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