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Reference books are always useful. In this list some books have been reviewed whilst others are listed as recommended reading.

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Mary Elizabeth Garrett lived from 1854-1915 and was one of the most influential philanthropists of America’s ‘gilded age’, though until now her story has received little attention
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Now in their sixth year of providing philanthropy advisory services, UBS’s annual report on the philanthropic field has become required reading for anyone attempting to keep up with the pleth
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This biography of Eglantyne Jebb (1876-1928), co-founder of Save the Children, is published to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the charity Save the Children in 2009 and the 20th anniversary o
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This short publication aims to help create a stronger non-profit marketplace by answering two related questions: how can donors be helped to make smart philanthropic decisions?
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In January 2008, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bill Gates delivered a speech in which he argued that many of the world's problems are too big for philanthropy – even on the scale
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Written by leading UK major donor fundraisers, this book draws on the latest psychological and neurological research to explore how asking for money can be better tailored to the individual needs o
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Money Well Spent is a handbook on strategic philanthropy, aimed at practitioners eager to create impact, rather than those interested in academic debates about the history, philosophy or practice o
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There is a certain type of book on philanthropy, written by North American authors, that ought to carry a sticker on the cover for UK readers ‘Warning: the assumptions in this book could seri
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This provocative book, written by a Zambian-born, Harvard-trained economist, has attracted much attention for its claim that ‘aid to poor countries does not work’.
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Australian philosopher and Princeton’s touring professor Peter Singer returns to a pet topic in this book – no, not man’s treatment of animals, for which he found notoriety follow

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