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Joshi writes in his book The Unbelievers (2011), such cases solidified Darrow’s reputation as “a radical firebrand and ardent friend of labor.” The Chicago Society was especially close to the local Settlement House movement, to which it gave organizational and material support. Konrad Peutinger (1465-1547), town clerk of Augsburg, devoted his leisure to the service of the arts and sciences, by collecting inscriptions and ancient remains and publishing, or having published by others, the sources of German history.

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Publisher: The MIT Press (February 8, 2013)

ISBN: 0262518759

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