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Author Zunz, Olivier.

Title Philanthropy in America : a history / Olivier Zunz.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    361.7 ZUN    Available
Description x, 381 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "For the improvement of mankind" -- The coming of mass philanthropy -- The regulatory compromise -- The private funding of affairs of state -- From humanitarianism to cold war -- Philanthropy at midcentury : "timid billions"? -- Investing in civil rights -- In search of a nonprofit sector -- American philanthropy and the world's communities.
Subject Charities -- United States -- History.
Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- History.
Humanitarianism -- United States -- History.
Endowments -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780691128368 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691128367 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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