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Twenty years at Hull-House with autobiographical notes

Author: Jane Addams
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1990.
Series: Prairie State books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1910, this was Jane Addams' most successful book. Now regarded as a classic of American social history, this first annotated edition is issued on the occasion of the Hull-House centennial. One of the most important books ever written in the United States, Twenty Years at Hull-House remains a classic because it addresses large questions of human destiny and social justice in terms that are as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Autobiographie 1890-1910
Named Person: Jane Addams; Jane Addams; Jane Addams; Jane Addams
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Addams
ISBN: 0252061071 9780252061073
OCLC Number: 19886208
Description: xix, 283 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Earliest impressions --
Influence of Lincoln --
Boarding-school ideals --
The snare of preparation --
First days at Hull-House --
The subjective necessity for social settlements --
Some early undertakings at Hull-House --
Problems of poverty --
A decade of economic discussion --
Pioneer labor legislation in Illinois --
Immigrants and their children --
Tolstoyism --
Public activities and investigations --
Civic Cooperation --
The value of social clubs --
Arts at Hull-House --
Echoes of the Russian Revolution --
Socialized education.
Series Title: Prairie State books.
Other Titles: 20 years at Hull-House with autobiographical notes
Responsibility: Jane Addams ; illustrated by Norah Hamilton ; with an introduction and notes by James Hurt.

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