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American Heroine: The Life and Legend of Jane Addams

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*American Heroine: The Life and Legend of Jane Addams* delves into the profound impact of Jane Addams, a pioneer of social justice who founded Hull House and championed causes spanning gender equality, racial justice, economic reform, and voting rights. Published on February 25, 2000, this definitive biography by Allen Davis separates the real woman from the myth through meticulous research and cultural analysis. It stands as an essential resource for anyone studying this era or exploring the multifaceted realms of social reform. Particularly suited for adult education groups, the book offers a comprehensive look at Addams' dedication to improving society and her enduring influence as one of America’s most revered women. This biography not only recounts Addams' remarkable life but also prompts reflection on how her legacy continues to resonate in today’s social justice movements. Engage with this narrative to understand and appreciate a cornerstone figure in American social reform.
Published by Ivan R. Dee on February 25, 2000
367 pages
ISBN: 9781566632966
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