Philanthropy in America [3 volumes]: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

Philanthropy in America [3 volumes]: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

By: Dwight F. Burlingame (editor)Hardback

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A landmark three-volume reference work documenting philanthropy and the nonprofit sector throughout American history, edited by the field's most widely recognized authority. * Over 200 A-Z entries on people, events, organizations, and ideas in U.S. philanthropic history * Nearly 200 contributors-distinguished scholars from a variety of disciplines * Over 75 primary source documents from the Poor Laws of 1601 to excerpts from the Filer Commission Report of 1975 * Chronology of important events in philanthropic history

About Author

Dwight F. Burlingame, PhD, is professor of philanthropic studies and director of academic programs at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781576078600
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 886
  • ID: 9781576078600
  • ISBN10: 1576078604

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