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Twenty years at Hull-House

Author: Jane Addams
Publisher: [Chatham, Mass.] : Fictionwise, Inc., [2000]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jane Addams's narrative of life in an immigrant urban neighborhood provides students with an introduction to the issues of the Progressive era and the tenets of social activism. This new teaching edition reduces Addams's original text by about 35 percent, trimming illustrative detail to focus on the ideological underpinnings of the original work. The author sketches a brief biographical portrait of Addams, outlines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Named Person: Jane Addams; Jane Addams
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Addams
OCLC Number: 55079929
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Details: Requires Mobipocket Reader (file size: 349 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1133 KB).
Responsibility: by Jane Addams.

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Jane Addams's narrative of life in an immigrant urban neighborhood provides students with an introduction to the issues of the Progressive era and the tenets of social activism. This new teaching edition reduces Addams's original text by about 35 percent, trimming illustrative detail to focus on the ideological underpinnings of the original work. The author sketches a brief biographical portrait of Addams, outlines the decisions and convictions that led her to found Hull-House, and includes a vivid picture of turn-of-the-century Chicago. Related documents include a description of life at Hull-House from the perspective of an immigrant who frequented it, an early review of Hull-House, and perspectives from other reformers.

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