Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 598
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Jane Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.A‚A Now Citizen , Louise W. Knight's masterful biography, revealsA‚A Addams's early development as a political activist and social philosopher.A‚A A‚A In this bookA‚A we observeA‚A a powerful mindA‚A grappling withA‚A the radical ideas of her age, most notably the ever-changing meanings of democracy.A‚A Citizen covers the first half of Addams's life, from 1860 to 1899. Knight recounts how Addams, a child of a wealthy family inA‚A rural northern Illinois, longed for a life of larger purpose. She broadened her horizons through education, reading, and travel, and, after receiving an inheritance upon her father's death, moved to Chicago in 1889 to co-found Hull House, the city's first settlement house. Citizen shows vividly what the settlement house actually was—a neighborhood center for education and social gatherings—and describes how Addams learned of the abject...