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Sin, organized charity, and the poor law in Victorian England

Author: Robert Humphreys
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Politicians, social administrators, economists, biographers and historians have shared the belief that the Charity Organisation Society effectively rationalised relief to the Victorian poor and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Humphreys
ISBN: 0312127553 9780312127558 0333633792 9780333633793
OCLC Number: 32310812
Description: xii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements - Abbreviations - Introduction - The Poor Law Crusade against Outdoor Relief - The Provincial Crusade: Results and Reactions - Victorian Ideology, Early Attempts to Organise Charity, and the Beginnings of the Charity Organisation Society - The Emergence of Provincial Charity Organisation Societies and Responses, 1870-1890 - The Activities of Provincial Charity Organisation Societies, 1870-1890 - Ideological Change in Late Victorian Britain: The Response of the Provincial Charity Organisation Societies and Local Government Board - Appendix A - Bibliography - Index
Responsibility: Robert Humphreys.

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