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Heroes of their own lives

the politics and history of family violence : Boston, 1880-1960

by Linda Gordon

  • 71 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston
    • Subjects:
    • Marital violence -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies,
    • Child abuse -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies,
    • Wife abuse -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies,
    • Incest -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLinda Gordon.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6626.22.B67 G67 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 383 p., [16] pages of plates :
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3557615M
      ISBN 100252070798
      LC Control Number2002017124
      OCLC/WorldCa48857609

        Heroes Of Mumbai's Taj Hotel: Why They Risked Their Lives When a Mumbai hotel was besieged by terrorists in , something extraordinary happened: Workers didn't flee. They stayed behind to help. Heroes. I have walked with heroes and hunted villains. No one needs to remind me of how bad men can be. Perhaps my proficiency in profiling the very worst of men many years ago, also cultivated my ability to recognise good men – the heroes. This book is inspired by the everyday, unsung heroes who have crossed my path.

      Heroes of Their Own Lives: Author: Linda Gordon: Publisher: of social work agencies in as not being "frank" with social workers because of the ability of men to disrupt the lives of their families. The book makes sweeping assertions without historical supports. She assumes social agencies have their own lives and are not reflective. Ultimate sacrificed himself by taking all of the powers from the heroes to stop a world-ending catastrophe – a catastrophe that mysteriously forced all the villains to take their own lives. And.

      It will be searchable, so you can find heroes by age, gender, city and country. These are the unsung, quiet heroes—they do their own thing, put themselves in danger, defend a moral cause, help someone in need. And we want to highlight them. We want them to be inspirational to other people just like them. Children could read on their own by 3rd grade. What a lovely addition to our library! A Must-Read Book for Parents & Children. Published by User, 13 years ago I actually purchased "The Children's Book of Heroes" to give as a gift, but decided to go ahead & read it before passing it on - and I have to say that I'm really glad I 5/5(5).


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