American creed : philanthropy and the rise of civil society, 1700-1865
In her incisive history, Kathleen D. McCarthy explores the impact of philanthropy - both giving and volunteerism - on America from 1700 to 1865. What results is a vital reevaluation of public life during the pivotal decades leading up to the Civil War.
Print Book, English, 2005
University of Chicago Press ; University Presses Marketing [distributor], Chicago, Ill., Bristol, 2005