American Social Reform Movements: Primary Sources, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414402198
  • ISBN-13: 9781414402192
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Shipping Weight: 2.05 lbs ( .93 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.

The Primary Sources volume uses documents, letters, speeches and other sources to explain significant events as well as the daily life of ordinary citizens. The Primary Sources volume includes selections such as "Twenty Years at Hull-House," by Jane Addams, "The Feminine Mystique," by Betty Friedan, "An Open Letter to the Grape Industry," by César Chávez, "The 31 Demands Raised by the Attica Brothers of September 9, 1971" by Attica prison inmates, and "Message to the Grass Roots," by Malcolm X. Contextual material covers the themes of the sources, the people associated with them and the aftermath.