Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Edited by: Oonagh Walsh, Laurence M. Geary

This current volume in the SSNCI series examines a range of charitable endeavors in Ireland, and it examines these initiatives in the context of changing social and political expectations. Contents include: doing good and being bad in Victorian Ireland * philanthropy and the care of children in Ireland, 1850-1922 * the Society for Promoting the Comforts of the Poor, 1799-1809 * the uses of philanthropy in 19th-century Ireland * cultural philanthropy in the mid-19th century * industry, philanthropy, and architectural innovation * philanthropic women migrants to Australia * campaigning women philanthropists * landlordism and philanthropy in 19th-century Ireland * charitable loan fund societies in Ireland, c.1820-1914 * the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in Ireland, 1889-1900. (Series: Nineteenth-Century Ireland) [Subject: History, Irish Studies]

256 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2015
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846823503