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Author Cracraft, James.
Title Two shining souls : Jane Addams, Leo Tolstoy, and the quest for global peace / James Cracraft.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2012]

Author Cracraft, James.
Subject Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 -- Travel -- Russia.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.
Women social workers -- United States -- Biography.
Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Pacifism -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 179 pages
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In Two Shining Souls, Cracraft explores the decades-long encounter of Jane Addams (1860-1935), the famous American social reformer and peace activist, with Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), the acclaimed Russian writer and sage. This hitherto untold story highlights the crisis in global pacifism precipitated by World War I. Never before had the quest for international peace seemed more promising; never since, in the wake of World War II, the Cold War, and the "War on Terror", has it seemed more impossible. Yet perhaps the story of.
Contents Preface; Figures; 1 Discoveries; 2 The Meeting; 3 The Go-Between; 4 Challenging War; 5 The Crisis of Global Pacifism; 6 The Aftermath; 7 Legacies; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Note English.
ISBN 9780739174517 (e-book)
9780739174500 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 980915785
Additional Format Print version: 9780739174500 0739174509 (DLC) 2012012641