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Citizen : Jane Addams and the struggle for democracy

Author: Louise W Knight
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jane Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. This biography reveals her early development as a political activist and social philosopher and observes the powerful mind of a woman encountering the radical ideas of her age, most notably the ever-changing meanings of democracy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jane Addams; Jane Addams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise W Knight
ISBN: 9780226447001 0226447006
OCLC Number: 926972894
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: 598 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Louise W. Knight.

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Jane Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. This biography reveals her early development as a political activist and social philosopher and observes the powerful mind of a woman encountering the radical ideas of her age, most notably the ever-changing meanings of democracy.

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