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The philanthropic results of the war in America.

by L. P. Brockett

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Published by Sheldon & Co.; [etc., etc.] in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States Sanitary Commission,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals, charities, etc

    • Edition Notes

      A digital reproduction made from a copy held by the University of Michigan is available from the University of Michigan"s Making of America Web site.

      StatementCollected from official and other authentic sources, by an American citizen. Dedicated by permission to the United States Sanitary Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE629 .B86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6918768M
      LC Control Number02018833
      OCLC/WorldCa2755531

      The Almanac of American Philanthropy is a reference book published by the nonprofit Philanthropy Roundtable in to capture the history, purpose, effects, and modern direction of private philanthropy in the United States. Philanthropy in the U.S. is a major part of the economy with $ billion given every year and 8 billion hours of time volunteered. George Peabody (/ ˈ p iː b ə d i / PEE-bə-dee; Febru – November 4, ) was an American financier and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as the father of modern philanthropy.. Born into a poor family in Massachusetts, Peabody went into business in dry goods and later into banking. In he moved to London (which was then the capital of world finance) where he became the.

      It wasn't until after the Civil war that the modern business of philanthropy began to form. Until then, charity was a mostly fragmented endeavor driven largely by religious groups and – American Express and The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation initiate use of the. The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, (The Revolution Trilogy, Book 1) Rick Atkinson. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook. $ Free with Audible trial #9. Countdown The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and .

      In the book The Great Leveler, Walter Scheidel, a Stanford professor, explores socioeconomic inequality throughout history, from before the hunter-gatherers. His conclusion is that only four occurrences result in fundamentally greater equality: famines, pandemics, mass warfare, and revolution that results . Olivier Zunz’ new history, Philanthropy in America, is a major contribution to philanthropic studies—thoroughly researched and documented, clearly narrated and argued, and illuminating a main theme in the history of twentieth-century American philanthropy: its development in civil society. Within the limits Professor Zunz has chosen, he has rendered a great service to the entire.


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