9780815628750

Albert Schweitzer : A Biography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815628750

  • ISBN10:

    0815628757

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-10-01
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Summary

James Brabazon updates his critically acclaimed biography of humanitarian Albert Schweitzer to include a wealth of recently discovered documents, including the letters between Schweitzer and Helene Bresslau written during the ten years before their marriage.

Brabazon's research has also included recently released documents from the State Department regarding Schweitzer's battle with the United States Atomic Energy Commission to halt H-bomb tests.

Author Biography

James Brabazon is an independent writer/producer

Table of Contents

Illustrations
vii
Preface ix
Preface to the First Edition xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Childhood, 1875--1885
1(27)
The Dark Years, 1885--1893
28(12)
Strasbourg, 1893--1896
40(24)
Paris, 1896--1899
64(20)
Berlin, 1899
84(6)
Two Examinations, 1899--1900
90(6)
The Scholar-Curate, 1900--1901
96(14)
The Historical Jesus, 1901
110(29)
Helene
139(25)
Bach, 1902--1904
164(22)
Medical Studies, 1905--1908
186(16)
The Departure, 1908--1913
202(29)
Africa, 1913
231(8)
Andende: The First Hospital, 1913
239(21)
War, 1914--1915
260(8)
``Reverence for Life,'' 1915
268(20)
Internment, 1915--1917
288(14)
The Lost Coin, 1918--1924
302(28)
Adolinanongo: The Second Hospital, 1924--1927
330(11)
Fame, 1927--1929
341(15)
Life at the Hospital, 1929--1932
356(20)
Another War, 1932--1945
376(20)
America: ``The Greatest Man in the World,'' 1945--1950
396(21)
Schweitzer on Film, 1950--1954
417(10)
A Crack in the Myth, 1951--1954
427(16)
The Nobel Peace Prize and the Bomb, 1954--1957
443(21)
The Last of Europe, 1957--1959
464(13)
The Final Years, 1959--1965
477(48)
Epilogue
499(6)
Postscript to the Second Edition
505(6)
Appendixes:
A. A Day at the Hospital
511(10)
Albert Schweitzer
B. From Albert Schweitzer's Gift of Friendship
521(4)
Erica Anderson
Notes 525(16)
Bibliography 541(6)
Index 547

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