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Alice Hamilton

A Life in Letters

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674424166

Publication Date: 09/17/1984

460 pages


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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Hamiltons of Fort Wayne
  • 2. Medical Training, 1890–1894
  • 3. “I Shall Know, Being Old”: Career and Family, 1895–1897
  • 4. Hull House, 1897–1907
  • 5. Exploring the Dangerous Trades, 1908–1914
  • 6. The War Years, 1915–1919
  • 7. The Harvard Years, 1919–1927
  • 8. Elder Stateswoman, 1928–1935
  • 9. Semiretirement, 1935–1949
  • 10. “Old-Old Age,” 1950–1970
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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