Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life / Jean Bethke Elshtain.

In this ... interpretation of the life and work of quintessential "public intellectual" Jane Addams (1860-1935), [the author] explores Addams's legacy thematically and chronologically, recounting Addams's embrace of "social feminism," her challenge to the usual cleavage...

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Main Author: Elshtain, Jean Bethke, 1941-2013.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Basic Books, ©2002.
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Summary:In this ... interpretation of the life and work of quintessential "public intellectual" Jane Addams (1860-1935), [the author] explores Addams's legacy thematically and chronologically, recounting Addams's embrace of "social feminism," her challenge to the usual cleavage between "conservative" and "liberal," and the growth of Chicago's famed Hull House into a thriving cultural and intellectual center.-Back cover.
Physical Description:xxii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-318) and index.
ISBN:0465019129
9780465019120
0465019137
9780465019137