b'American ReformersAmerican ReformersAmerican Reformers brings together informative biographies of 550 men and women who were the principal architects of reform in America from the seventeenth century to modern times. Designed for students and the general reader, coverage includes not only the chief facts of each subjects life, but also offers a thought-provoking assessment of the subjects significance to the general reform movement in this country. Last published in 1985, this second edition offers over 100 new entries, to extend its coverage into the twenty-first century. Youll find new information on the key figures involved in the Black Lives Matter movement, LGBTQ & Second transgender rights, income equality, plus todays leaders in environmental, Edition! social, cultural, political, and civil rights reform movements.Coverage includes a remarkably broad range of reformers, from all political 2nd Edition and ideological persuasions:DECEMBER 2017One Volume; 980 pagesAbolitionLGBTQ RightsISBN: 978-1-68217-196-7Child WelfareMarriage & DivorceList Price: $195Conservative ReformNative American Rights Consumer RightsPolitical & Government Reform Environmental ReformPoverty Economic ReformPrison & Criminal Justice Reform EducationProhibition Freedom of SpeechRacial Equality Health, Medicine & NursingReligious Tolerance ImmigrationSexual EqualityPrint Purchase IncludesIncome EqualityWomens RightsFREE ONLINE ACCESSIndividual & Civil RightsYouth Movements Labor, Unions & UnemploymentAll major reform areas areThe list of subjects includes such well-known reformers as Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Paine, Henry David Thoreau, Harriet Tubman, Harriet covered, including abolitionBeecher Stowe, Mother Bloor, Eugene V. Debs, Saul Alinsky, Jacob Riis, and civil rights, health, labor,Rachel Carson, Joe Hill, Herbert Croly, Margaret Sanger, Clarence Darrow, temperance, and womensLouis Brandeis, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Malcolm X. However, American Reformers is especially notable for its coverage of those men and women rights. The work is technicallyactive in numerous causes that are not so widely known about.faultless; the bibliographies range from manuscriptEntries include select bibliographies of books and other sources, both by material to secondary works,and about their subjects. Many entries also include a portrait. with all published itemsWith a high level of accuracy, thoroughness, and informed assessment, dated. Access can be hadAmerican Reformers is an important reference tool and will also be of value through an alphabetical list atas a companion to courses in American history, political science, and social the beginning or a classifiedscience at the high school or college level.list at the end. Well written and with no competitors, American Reformers will make an excellent and useful addition to any general reference collection. CHOICE16 H.W. Wilson844.630.6369 www.hwwilsoninprint.com H.W. Wilson844.630.6369www.hwwilsoninprint.com'