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The Education of Jane Addams : politics and culture in modern America

Author: Victoria Brown
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Univ of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Excellent. . . . The Education of Jane Addams provides a detailed, wonderfully complex analysis of Addams's ideas, life, and work."-Journal of American History

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jane Addams; Jane Addams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Brown
ISBN: 081221952X 9780812219524
OCLC Number: 156622415
Description: 432 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction1. Self-Made Man2. The Predominant Elements of Her Character3. Sober, Serious, and Earnest4. Bread Givers5. My Relations to God and the Universe6. Cassandra7. Claims So Keenly Felt8. Scenes Among Gods and Giants9. Never the Typical Old Maid10. Some Curious Conclusions11. The Subjective Necessity for the Social Settlement12. Power in Me and Will to Dominate13. The Luminous Medium14. Unity of Action15. What We Know Is RightEpilogueNotesSelected BibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: Victoria Bissell Brown.

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