Philanthropy in the World’s Traditions (1998)

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<p><strong>Authors: Warren F. Ilchman, Stanley N. Katz &amp; Edward L. Queen II.<br /> Bloomington &amp; Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p>

A treasure-trove of a book looking at how philanthropy has contributed to, and been shaped by, the various historical periods and different cultures in which it has existed. The scope of the essays is vast, including pre-colonial Africa, twentieth-century Russia and modern China.

  • Civil society
  • History of philanthropy
  • Understanding philanthropy