By B. Kirkman Gray
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 very important questions about smooth philanthropy, and mirrored at the which means and value of philanthropy. via historic examine, the writer mentioned this advanced query, which, in a time ahead of the improvement of the British welfare country, used to be rather topical.
This booklet can be of curiosity to these learning the historical past of philanthropy, social welfare and poverty.
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A History of English Philanthropy: From the Dissolution of the Monasteries to the Taking of the First Census: Volume 9 (Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare) by B. Kirkman Gray