A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Jane Addams
     
 

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This in-depth look at Chicago’s white slave trade takes its direction from the stories of both rural and immigrant women. These are harrowing tales of prostitution, from which poor women were not powerful enough to break free. Addams presents these sensationalized tales in hopes of social change in the form of decent wages and education for women.

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This in-depth look at Chicago’s white slave trade takes its direction from the stories of both rural and immigrant women. These are harrowing tales of prostitution, from which poor women were not powerful enough to break free. Addams presents these sensationalized tales in hopes of social change in the form of decent wages and education for women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411435636
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
229
File size:
188 KB

Meet the Author


Jane Addams (1860-1935) was not only an author but also a philosopher and prominent public figure. Her work in the women’s suffrage movement, as well as her work for health care and world peace, led her to become the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Her memoir, Twenty Years at Hull House, is a classic.

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