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Charity, philanthropy, and civility in American history
Friedman, Lawrence Jacob, 1940-
Publication Information:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2003]

Physical Description:
xi, 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Philanthropy in America : historicism and its discontents / Lawrence J. Friedman -- Giving in America : from charity to philanthropy / Robert A. Gross -- Protestant missionaries : pioneers of American philanthropy / Amanda Porterfield -- The origins of Anglo-American sensibility / G.J. Barker-Benfield -- The Dartmouth College case and the legal design of civil society / Mark D. McGarvie -- Rethinking assimilation : American Indians and the practice of Christianity, 1800-1861 / Stephen Warren -- Antebellum reform : salvation, self-control, and social transformation / Wendy Gamber -- Law, reconstruction, and African American education in the post-emancipation South / Roy E. Finkenbine -- Women and political culture / Kathleen D. McCarthy -- From gift to foundation : the philanthropic lives of Mrs. Russell Sage / Ruth Crocker -- Curing evils at their source : the arrival of scientific giving / Judith Sealander -- Missions to the world : philanthropy abroad / Emily S. Rosenberg -- Failure and resilience : pushing the limits in Depression and wartime / David C. Hammack -- Faith and good works : Catholic giving and taking / Mary J. Oates -- In defense of diversity : Jewish thought from assimilation to cultural pluralism / Stephen J. Whitfield -- Waging the Cold War in the third world : the foundations and the challenges of development / Gary R. Hess -- Philanthropy, the Civil Rights movement, and the politics of racial reform / Claude A. Clegg III -- The welfare state and the careers of public and private institutions since 1945 / Peter D. Hall -- Epilogue : The European comparison / William B. Cohen.
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