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Dorothea Dix : crusader for the mentally ill

Author: Amy Paulson Herstek
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2001.
Series: Historical American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and career of a great social reformer, from her strict upbringing, through her years as a teacher and Civil War nurse, to her work as a lobbyist in Congress.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Paulson Herstek
ISBN: 0766012581 9780766012585
OCLC Number: 45080021
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "I tell what I have seen" --
Out of the wilderness, 1802-1814 --
Learning to be a lady, 1814-1827 --
Journeys outward, 1827-1840 --
Sunday in East Cambridge, 1841-1853 --
To the Capitol! --
Back home, back to war.
Series Title: Historical American biographies.
Responsibility: Amy Paulson Herstek.

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Traces the life and career of a great social reformer, from her strict upbringing, through her years as a teacher and Civil War nurse, to her work as a lobbyist in Congress.

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