Civic charity in a golden age

orphan care in early modern Amsterdam by Anne E. C. McCants

Publisher: University of Illinois Press in Urbana

Written in English
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Places:

  • Netherlands,
  • Amsterdam

Subjects:

  • Burgerweeshuis (Amsterdam, Netherlands) -- History.,
  • Orphanages -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Orphanages -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Poor -- Services for -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History.,
  • Charities -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-271) and index.

StatementAnne E.C. McCants.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1210.A52 B86 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1010768M
ISBN 100252023331
LC Control Number96051239

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