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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Victorians and the case for charity
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marilyn Button; Jessica A Sheetz-Nguyen
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 272 pages)|
|Contents:||Part I. State response --
The case for charity: "But if I were you, I should certainly go into the workhouse" / Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen --
Royal charity and Queen Adelaide in early nineteenth century Britain / Marilyn K. Thomas --
Lloyd's patriotic fund, 1791-1841: "To the heroes of Trafalgar" / Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen --
Part II. Anglican response --
Rhetoric, education and economics as practical theology: Archbishop Richard Whately's Irish policies / Carol Poster --
Fundraising theology? Anglican charity sermons and nineteenth-century social causes / Keith A. Francis --
Part III. Literati response --
"The cry of the children": Elizabeth Barrett's response to child labor in the mines and factories of Victorian Britain / Mary B. McElligott --
"No friend like a sister": Christina Rossetti's "Awakened conscience" and the fallen woman / Rene J. Schlueter --
Part IV. Evangelical response --
A sisterhood powerful for motherhood: Ellen Ranyard's "biblewomen" and "biblewomen nurses" / Donald M. Lewis --
Protecting Canterbury's poor: city missions and the Protestant laity / Marilyn D. Button --
Oxford for factory workers: The People's College of Sheffeld / Angela M. Schwer --
Part V. Roman Catholic response --
"Father of the orphan, his helper and his judge": Roman Catholic response to the English poor law system / Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen --
"Something for the poor": London women religious and social reform in the 1840s / Moira E. Egan --
|Responsibility:||edited by Marilyn D. Button and Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen.|
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- Poor -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
- Public welfare -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
- Poor laws -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
- Great Britain -- Social policy.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
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- Public welfare.
- Social conditions
- Social policy.
- Great Britain.