Jane Addams Reader

ISBN-10: 0465019153

ISBN-13: 9780465019151

Edition: 2001

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Description: Jane Addams was a prolific and elegant writer. Her twelve books consist largely of published essays, but to appreciate her life work one must also read her previously uncollected speeches and editorials.

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 12/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Acknowledgments
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Chronology of the Life of Jane Addams
Hull-House Firsts
A Return to Hull-House: Taking the Measure of an Extroardinary Life
Introduction: "The Snare of Preparation" and the Creation of a Vocation
"The Macbeth of Shakespeare"
"Bread Givers"
"Cassandra"
"The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements"
"The Objective Value of a Social Settlement"
"The Settlement as a Factor in the Labor Movement"
"The Subtle Problems of Charity"
"Filial Relations"
"The Influence of Lincoln"
"The Snare of Preparation"
Introduction: Justice and Amelioration--Finding Democracy's Middle Way
"Why the Ward Boss Rules"
"The Wrecked Foundations of Domesticity"
"The Thirst for Righteousness"
"Survivals of Militarism in City Government"
"A Modern Lear"
"Moral Education and Legal Protection of Children"
"Religious Education and Contemporary Social Conditions"
"The Chicago Settlements and Social Unrest"
"The Home and the Special Child"
"If Men Were Seeking the Franchise"
"The Public School and the Immigrant Child"
"Americanization"
Introduction: "Woman's Remembering Heart": Bread-Giving, Peace-Making, and Sympathy as Political Forces
"Women's Conscience and Social Amelioration"
"The Sheltered Woman and the Magdalen"
"Introduction" (from The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House)
"Aspects of the Woman's Movement"
"Contrasts in Post-War Generation"
"A Review of Bread Rations and Woman's Traditions"
"Personal Reactions in Time of War"
"Address of Miss Addams at Carnegie Hall" (The Revolt Against War)
"Women's Memories--Challenging War"
"Patriotism and Pacifists in Wartime"
"Friendship with Florence Kelley--National Conference on Social Work"
Introduction: Culture, Character, and the Power of Memory
"Pen and Book as Tests of Character"
"Women's Memories--Transmuting the Past, as Illustrated by the Story of the Devil Baby"
"Women's Memories--Reaction on Life, as Illustrated by the Story of the Devil Baby"
"A Personal Experience in Interpreting Memory"
"The Play Instinct and the Arts"
"Need a Woman over Fifty Feel Old?"
"Tolstoy and Gandhi"
"Our National Self-Righteousness"
Bibliography of the Printed Works of Jane Addams
Index
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