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Save the Children┐s original founder was a remarkable spinster in a brown cardigan whose most famous line, 'I don┐t care for children┐ makes hers a most unconventional story. Clare Mulley┐s sensitive, entertaining, and beautifully written biography reveals a life full of humour and tragedy, passion and pain, and casts an enlightening insight into the development of the charity we know today.
Table of Contents
|Family Trees||p. xiii|
|Cast of Characters||p. xix|
|Imagining Eglantyne, 2009-1876||p. 1|
|Meeting the Family, 1876-1894||p. 7|
|Unravelling Her Surroundings, 1895-1898||p. 28|
|Testing the Maternal Impulse, 1898-1900||p. 52|
|Happy Days, 1901-1902||p. 70|
|Brief Studies in Social Questions, 1902-1910||p. 92|
|Love Letters, 1907-1913||p. 115|
|Relief in 'The Barbarous Balkans', 1913||p. 140|
|Conversations with the Dead, 1914-1915||p. 168|
|Surrounded by Action, 1914-1916||p. 190|
|Found in Translation, 1917-1919||p. 209|
|Save the Children, 1919||p. 232|
|Hearts and Minds, 1919-1920||p. 252|
|The Rights of the Child, 1922-1925||p. 300|
|Blue Plaques, 1920-2009||p. 317|
|Epilogue: Truths and Lives||p. 331|
|The International Save the Children Alliance||p. 335|
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