Twenty Years at Hull-House

Twenty Years at Hull-House : With Autobiographical Notes

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"Twenty Years at Hull-House" is Jane Addams's graphic account of her famed settlement house in Chicago's West Side slums. Covering the years from 1889 to 1909, a time when America was fired with fear of subversives and suspicion of foreigners, this book stands as the immortal testament of a woman who lived and worked among the immigrant settlers, the sweatshop toilers, the unwed mothers, the hungry, the aged, the sick, to show them in practice what others merely preached: the true concept of American democracy.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 106.68 x 175.26 x 17.78mm | 589.67g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0451523830
  • 9780451523839

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