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Jane Addams: Spirit in Action

Louise W. Knight - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 352 pages
In this landmark biography, Jane Addams becomes America's most admired and most hated woman—and wins the Nobel Peace Prize. Jane Addams (1860-1935) was a leading statesperson ...
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Jane Addams and Her Vision of America

Sandra Opdycke - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 252 pages
Jane Addams and Her Vision of America brings Addams' life and work alive in a way that no account has before. The book is a presentation of Jane Addams' story in clear, non ...
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Peace and Bread: The Story of Jane Addams

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1993 - 96 pages
A biography of the woman who founded Hull-House, one of the first settlement houses in the United States, and who later became involved in the international peace movement.
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Jane Addams: Pioneer for Social Justice : a Biography

Cornelia Meigs - 1970 - 274 pages
A history of Hull House and the many social reforms it inspired serve as a background to a biography of the woman who dedicated her life to improving society.
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Jane Addams And The Dream Of American Democracy

Jean Bethke Elshtain - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 352 pages
A new interpretive 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 ...
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