The Resource Cultures of charity : women, politics, and the reform of poor relief in Renaissance Italy, Nicholas Terpstra

Cultures of charity : women, politics, and the reform of poor relief in Renaissance Italy, Nicholas Terpstra

Label
Cultures of charity : women, politics, and the reform of poor relief in Renaissance Italy
Title
Cultures of charity
Title remainder
women, politics, and the reform of poor relief in Renaissance Italy
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Terpstra
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Terpstra, Nicholas
Dewey number
362.5/57094541109031
Index
index present
LC call number
HV295.B6
LC item number
T47 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charities
  • Poor
  • Women
  • Liefdadigheid
  • Barmhartigheid
  • Armenzorg
  • Renaissance
  • Bologna (Italy)
  • Italie<U+00cc>
Label
Cultures of charity : women, politics, and the reform of poor relief in Renaissance Italy, Nicholas Terpstra
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-365) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Showing the poor a good time : gender, class, and charitable cultures. Two cultures of charity ; "Good mothers of the family" -- 2. Worthy poor, worthy rich : women's poverty and charitable institutions. The turning wheel : charitable institutions and life cycle poverty ; The critical decade ; Nights and days at the opera -- 3. Tightening control : the narrowing politics of charity. Making it work ; People versus patricians : civil society and controlling charity -- 4. Meeting the bottom line : alms, taxes, work and legacies. Begging for beggars : keeping the opera Pia dei Poveri Mendicanti afloat ; Taxation by other means ; Making a workhouse ; Deeper in debt and richer all the time : building a legacy -- 5. The wheel keeps turning : moving beyond the opera. Enclosing the circle : shelters and the reform of poor women ; Credit where credit was due : investing in marriage ; Beyond charity : mutual assistance and the working poor -- 6. Baroque piety and the qualita<U+00cc><U+0080> of mercy. Bringing discipline to practical charity ; The aesthetics of poverty and the qualita<U+00cc><U+0080> of mercy
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 379 pages
Isbn
9780674067929
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2012018083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792887419
  • (OCoLC)ocn792887419
Label
Cultures of charity : women, politics, and the reform of poor relief in Renaissance Italy, Nicholas Terpstra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-365) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Showing the poor a good time : gender, class, and charitable cultures. Two cultures of charity ; "Good mothers of the family" -- 2. Worthy poor, worthy rich : women's poverty and charitable institutions. The turning wheel : charitable institutions and life cycle poverty ; The critical decade ; Nights and days at the opera -- 3. Tightening control : the narrowing politics of charity. Making it work ; People versus patricians : civil society and controlling charity -- 4. Meeting the bottom line : alms, taxes, work and legacies. Begging for beggars : keeping the opera Pia dei Poveri Mendicanti afloat ; Taxation by other means ; Making a workhouse ; Deeper in debt and richer all the time : building a legacy -- 5. The wheel keeps turning : moving beyond the opera. Enclosing the circle : shelters and the reform of poor women ; Credit where credit was due : investing in marriage ; Beyond charity : mutual assistance and the working poor -- 6. Baroque piety and the qualita<U+00cc><U+0080> of mercy. Bringing discipline to practical charity ; The aesthetics of poverty and the qualita<U+00cc><U+0080> of mercy
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 379 pages
Isbn
9780674067929
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2012018083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792887419
  • (OCoLC)ocn792887419

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