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Jane Addams

(1860—1935) American social reformer, feminist, and pacifist

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Addams, Jane

Addams, Jane (1860–1935)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1860–1935), American social reformer, settlement house founder, pacifist, and writer.

Addams was born 6 September 1860 in Cedarville,

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Christian Peace Testimony

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Numerous Christian organizations advocating peace and justice engage in a range of activities. The diversity of Christian peacemaking and its current status reflects the history of three types of ...
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Psychological Effects of Killing

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Women and War

Women and War  

Two perspectives have dominated the discussion of women’s relationship to war. Radical feminists and conservatives alike argue that women are naturally pacifistic and less war-like than men. Others, ...
Women, Peace, and War

Women, Peace, and War  

A rich infusion of fresh scholarship and experience has put into question traditional Western thought on the interrelationships between women, peace, and war. For example, until quite recently, war ...
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom  

(WILPF) was founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1919, an outgrowth of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace, formed at the Hague during World War I. Composed primarily of ...
Women's Role in Peacemaking

Women's Role in Peacemaking  

In the decades prior to World War I, the glorification of nationalism and armed strength gained support throughout the world. Increased militarism in Europe led women civil rights activists to ...

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