Financing Poor Relief through Charitable Collections in Dutch Towns, c. 1600-1800

Financing Poor Relief through Charitable Collections in Dutch Towns, c. 1600-1800

by Daniëlle Teeuwen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789089647931
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Series: Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniëlle Teeuwen wrote her PhD thesis at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, as part of the NWO-project 'Giving in the Golden Age'. She has published in Continuity and Change, the European Review of Economic History, and Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis. She is currently working as a postdoc researcher within the NWO-project 'Industriousness in an Imperial Economy', in which her research deals with women's and children's labour in the Dutch East Indies (c. 1815-1940).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Organizing poor relief
Chapter 3. Financing outdoor poor relief
Chapter 4. Organizing collections
Chapter 5. The rhetoric of giving
Chapter 6. Donating to collections
Chapter 7. Conclusion
Appendices
Bibliography

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