Charity, Philanthropy and Reform (Innbundet)

From the 1690s to 1850

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 273
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333674048
Omtale: Charity, Philanthropy and Reform
The essays in this volume explore continuities and changes in the role of philanthropic organizations in Europe and North America in the period around the French Revolution. They aim to make connections between research on the early-modern and late-modern periods, and to analyze policies towards poverty in different countries within Europe and across the Atlantic. The book highlights the role of voluntary organizations emerging in the late-18th century and draws out the implications of this for received accounts of the development of welfare states.

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