American Social Reform Movements: Biographies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 141440218X
  • ISBN-13: 9781414402185
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 1.70 lbs ( .77 kgs)
  • 320 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2007 | Published



Current headlines, classroom assignments, and natural concern all draw students to social reform studies. American Social Reform Movements Reference Library satisfies the curiosity of students and helps them successfully complete research and projects. The four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the mid-1800s to the present day.

Significant coverage is given to minorities and women, with the Biographies volume profiling Mother Jones, Kweisi Mfume, Samuel Gompers, Frederick Douglass, Gloria Steinem, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Ella Jo Baker. Interesting portraits are also presented of Daniel and Philip Berrigan, Horace Mann, Martin Luther King, Jr. and many other key figures.