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Alice Hamilton  A Life in Letters - Sicherman, Barbara
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Hodder & Stoughton. First edition-4th printing. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. VGC.Hodder & Stoughton,1996.First edition-4th printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4).Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small tear,creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Nice and clean pages with two nicks on the outer edges,pencil marks impressions on the edge of the first blank page of the book,a couple of creases and a small mark on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.Price un-clipped.458pp. This is another paragraph Product Description: After navvy Jack Andrews rescues wealthy Sara Hamilton from an attacker, he nearly pays for it with his life. As Sara nurses him back to health, the two fall in love, but Sara's sister Alice, determined to part them, moves the family to Liverpool. But one day Jack re-enters their lives., Hodder & Stoughton, Harvard University Press, 1984. Light gray stain on both sides of spine, about 1/4" to 1/2" from spine edges, bookplate of former owner on front endpaper and 1/2" embossed intials on title page, darkened areas on front endpaper along spine. Lavender cloth spine and edges with silver lettering on spine, lighter lavender cloth boards. 460 pages. . 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall., Harvard University Press, 1984

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Alice Hamilton: A Life in Letters
Author:

Sicherman, Barbara

Title:

Alice Hamilton: A Life in Letters

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0674015533

She was first considered "subversive" during World War I, yet she lived to protest our involvement in Vietnam. She was America's foremost industrial toxicologist, a pioneer in medicine and in social reform, long-time resident of Hull House, pacifist and civil libertarian. She was Edith Hamilton's sister, and the first woman on the faculty of Harvard, though she retired--an assistant professor in the school of public health--ten years before women medical students were admitted. This legendary figure now comes to life in an integrated work of biography and letters. A keen observer and an extraordinarily complex woman, Alice Hamilton left a rich correspondence, spanning the period from 1888 to 1965, that forms a journal of her times as well as of her life. The letters document the range of her involvement, from the battle against lead poisoning to debates with Felix Frankfurter over civil liberties. But as Alice Hamilton describes a woman's medical education in the late nineteenth century, her unlikely adventures in city slums, mine shafts, and factories, her work with Jane Addams and the women's peace movement, we also witness the stages of one woman's evolution from self-deprecating girl to leading social advocate. The charming details of her girlhood help us to understand her conflicted need to escape Victorian constraints without violating her own notion of femininity, a dilemma resolved only by a career combining science with service. Beautifully realized works themselves, these letters have been woven by Barbara Sicherman into an exemplary biography that opens a window on the Progressive era.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780674015531
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0674015533
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1984
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
476 Pages
Weight: 0,857 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0674015533

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0-674-01553-3, 978-0-674-01553-1

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