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ISBN10: 0312157061
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A new teaching edition of Twenty Years at Hull-House, this volume is an ideal way to introduce students to one of Americas most famous women and an early leader of the Progressive movement. Jane Addamss original text has been reduced by about 35 percent, making it more accessible to undergraduates while maintaining the integrity of the original work. Her narrative of life in an immigrant urban neighborhood provides students with an entry into the ideology of the Progressive era and the tenets of social activism. The introduction provides a brief biographical sketch of Addams, outlines the decisions and conviction that led her to found Hull-House, and includes a vivid description 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 Addamss tale, and perspectives from other reformers. Useful apparatus includes photographs, a chronology, a bibliography, and an index.

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In this new teaching edition, Jane Addams's original text has been reduced by about 35 percent, making it more accessible while maintaining the integrity of the original work. Related documents include a description of life at Hull-House from the perspective of an immigrant who frequented it, an early review of Addams's tale, and perspectives from other reformers.

About the Author

Victoria Bissell Brown (Ph.D., UCSD) is associate professor of history and chair of gender and women's studies at Grinnell College. She is currently writing a biography of Jane Addams and has published articles on Addams's role in the woman suffrage movement and the Pullman strike. She has also written on female socialization, particularly in Los Angeles, at the turn of the century.

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phoebe184, March 25, 2007 (view all comments by phoebe184)
An incredible woman at the front of the women's right movement as well as the drive to help immigrants, Addam's novel opens the reader to the past struggles and hardships for immigrants and women during the early nineteen hundreds.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312157067
Editor:
Brown, Victoria Bissell
Author:
Addams, Jane
Editor:
Brown, Victoria Bissell
Author:
Adams
Author:
Brown, Victoria Bissell
Publisher:
Bedford Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Women social reformers -- United States.
Subject:
Hull House (Chicago, Ill.) - History
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Bedford Series in History & Culture
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
7.55 x 5.23 x 0.52 in

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"Synopsis" by , In this new teaching edition, Jane Addams's original text has been reduced by about 35 percent, making it more accessible while maintaining the integrity of the original work. Related documents include a description of life at Hull-House from the perspective of an immigrant who frequented it, an early review of Addams's tale, and perspectives from other reformers.
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