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The Uses of Charity

The Poor on Relief in the Nineteenth-Century Metropolis

The Uses of Charity( )
Editor: Mandler, Peter
Series title:Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $79.95
Book Description:

Who were the poor of the world's first metropolises, and how did they survive? This collection of eight original essays proposes a revisionist perspective on poverty and its relief in the nineteenth-century city, emphasizing the position of women and children and the importance of charity and welfare in their lives.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Social Science / Philanthropy & Charity
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.97 Inches
Book Weight:1.232 Pounds

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