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The Resource American philanthropy, Robert H. Bremner

American philanthropy, Robert H. Bremner

Label
American philanthropy
Title
American philanthropy
Statement of responsibility
Robert H. Bremner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a social history of American philanthropy from colonial times to the present, showing the ways in which Americans have sought to do good in such fields as religion, education, humanitarian reform, social service, war relief, and foreign aid.--
Member of
Assigning source
From publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-2002.
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bremner, Robert H.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Chicago history of American civilization
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charities
  • Voluntarism
  • Philanthropists
Label
American philanthropy, Robert H. Bremner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
APPE gift.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Doing good for the New World -- 2. Religious and revolutionary humanitarianism -- 3. Benevolence in the young republic -- 4. Saints and scolds -- 5. Civil War philanthropists -- 6. "Scientific philanthropy" -- 7. Benevolent trusts and distrusts -- 8. The business of benevolence and the industry of destruction -- 9. A time to remember -- 10. A voyage is now proposed -- 11. Looking backward, 1980s-1960s -- 12. Giving for home and overseas -- 13. The public-private partnership -- Important dates
Control code
ocm16649277
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 291 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780226073255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
American philanthropy, Robert H. Bremner
Publication
Note
APPE gift.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Doing good for the New World -- 2. Religious and revolutionary humanitarianism -- 3. Benevolence in the young republic -- 4. Saints and scolds -- 5. Civil War philanthropists -- 6. "Scientific philanthropy" -- 7. Benevolent trusts and distrusts -- 8. The business of benevolence and the industry of destruction -- 9. A time to remember -- 10. A voyage is now proposed -- 11. Looking backward, 1980s-1960s -- 12. Giving for home and overseas -- 13. The public-private partnership -- Important dates
Control code
ocm16649277
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 291 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780226073255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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