By B. Kirkman Gray

ISBN-10: 1138204439

ISBN-13: 9781138204430

First released in 1905, this booklet charts the historical past of English philanthropy from the Elizabethan interval via to the 19th century. In doing so, Benjamin Kirkman grey posed a few vital questions about smooth philanthropy, and mirrored at the that means and value of philanthropy. via old learn, the writer mentioned this complicated query, which, in a time earlier than the advance of the British welfare kingdom, was once quite topical.


This booklet may be of curiosity to these learning the heritage of philanthropy, social welfare and poverty.

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