Jane Addams and Her Vision of America (Library of American Biography) by Sandra Opdycke | 9780205598403 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Jane Addams and Her Vision of America (Library of American Biography)

Jane Addams and Her Vision of America (Library of American Biography)

by Sandra Opdycke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205598404

ISBN-13: 9780205598403

Pub. Date: 03/08/2011

Publisher: Pearson

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-technical language, focusing primarily on her philosophy and achievements as well as their significance in her own time and ours.

Paperback, brief and inexpensive, each of

Overview

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-technical language, focusing primarily on her philosophy and achievements as well as their significance in her own time and ours.

Paperback, brief and inexpensive, each of the titles in the Library of American Biography series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205598403
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Library of American Biography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
913,354
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I: Inventing a Life of Service

CHAPTER 1 FINDING THE PATH

CHAPTER 2 REACHING OUT TO THE NEIGHBORS

CHAPTER 3 PUTTING DEMOCRACY INTO PRACTICE

CHAPTER 4 CHOOSING COLLABORATION

Part II: Working for Reform

CHAPTER 5 FOCUSING ON WOMEN

CHAPTER 6 NOURISHING THE SPIRIT OF YOUNG PEOPLE

CHAPTER 7 SPEAKING UP FOR LABOR

CHAPTER 8 TAKING PROGRESSIVISM TO THE NATION

Part III: Broader Horizons

CHAPTER 9 TRYING TO STOP A WAR

CHAPTER 10 SEARCHING FOR HOPE IN THE 1920S

CHAPTER 11 LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING BACKWARD

CHAPTER 12 LEAVING A LEGACY

Discussion Questions

A Note on the Sources

Index

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