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Twenty Years at Hull-House With Autobiographical Notes

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ISBN-10: 1406504920

ISBN-13: 9781406504927

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jane Addams

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Major work from the American social worker, sociologist, philosopher and reformer, known in America as the mother of social work.
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List price: $20.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Jane Addams was born Laura Jane Addams in Cedarville, Illinois, on September 6, 1860. She graduated from Rockford Female Seminary with the hope of attending medical school. Her father opposed her unconventional ambition and, in an attempt to redirect it, sent her to Europe. In London, Addams was moved by the work done at Toynbee Hall, a settlement house. Upon her return to the United States, she began her lifelong fight for the underprivileged, women, children laborers, and social reform. In the space of four years she received Yale University's first honorary doctorate awarded to a woman, published her first book, was the first woman president of the National Conference of Charities and…