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The Resource Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life, Jean Bethke Elshtain

Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life, Jean Bethke Elshtain

Label
Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life
Title
Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Jean Bethke Elshtain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this ... interpretation of the life and work of quintessential "public intellectual" Jane Addams (1860-1935), [the author] explores Addams's legacy thematically and chronologically, recounting Addams's embrace of "social feminism," her challenge to the usual cleavage between "conservative" and "liveral," and the growth of Chicago's famed Hull House into a thriving cultural and intellectual center.-Back cover
Summary
A biography of the life and work of Jane Addams explores the intellectual movements that influenced her career, her creation of Hull House as a cultural and intellectual center, and her cultural, social, and political impact on her era
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
individual biography
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170927
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 361.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV28.A35
LC item number
E57 2002
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1400
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life, Jean Bethke Elshtain
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0832/2001043493-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-318) and index
Contents
  • 5.
  • Compassion without condescension : the child and the city
  • 6.
  • Woman's remembering heart
  • 7.
  • Life has marked us with its slow stain : the war at home
  • 8.
  • Solidarity which will not waver : Jane Addams in war and peace
  • 1.
  • The snare of preparation
  • 2.
  • One pilgrim's progress
  • 3.
  • Imagining Hull-House
  • 4.
  • The family claim and the social claim
Control code
2051704
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 329 p.
Isbn
9780465019137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001043493
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47849464
  • (OCoLC)47849464
Label
Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life, Jean Bethke Elshtain
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0832/2001043493-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-318) and index
Contents
  • 5.
  • Compassion without condescension : the child and the city
  • 6.
  • Woman's remembering heart
  • 7.
  • Life has marked us with its slow stain : the war at home
  • 8.
  • Solidarity which will not waver : Jane Addams in war and peace
  • 1.
  • The snare of preparation
  • 2.
  • One pilgrim's progress
  • 3.
  • Imagining Hull-House
  • 4.
  • The family claim and the social claim
Control code
2051704
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 329 p.
Isbn
9780465019137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001043493
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47849464
  • (OCoLC)47849464

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