Twenty Years at Hull House; with autobiographical notes Kindle Edition
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Although, on the one hand, Addams seemed the typical Progressive; on the other hand she did not follow many of the ideas of the more radical reformers. She was very practical and refused to be swayed by the claims of certain social movements and untried panaceas. she did not become a socialist. Although she greatly admired Tolstoy, she found his message "confused and contradictory" and doubted its suitability to the situation in Chicago. She deplored any violent tactics associated with socialist and anarchist groups despite their "noble motives." Addams demostrated an understanding of the ways in which strikes had a detrimental effect on people outside the labor movement (her dying sister was unable to see her family because the transportation system was blocked due to the Pullman strike. Unlike most reformers, she also had respect for the immigrant cultures represented at Hull House.Read more ›
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Top 75 of women whose words have changed the world. A must read.Published 5 months ago by Linda Brown
Important work but difficult to read because of font and formatting. Needs larger serif font and spacing between the lines Gives me a headache to read it. So I skipped around. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Deb Simpson
Interesting reading and coverage of an important part of Chicago history.Published 11 months ago by Virginia Anderson
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