Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain: The Disinherited Spirit - Prochaska, Frank
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In unravelling some of the complexities in the evolving relationship between voluntarism and the state, the book presents a challenging new interpretation of Christian decline and democratic traditions in Britain.
An elegantly written study that charts the relationship between Christianity and social service in Britain since the eighteenth century and presents a challenging new interpretation of the links between Christian decline and democratic traditions.…mehr

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In unravelling some of the complexities in the evolving relationship between voluntarism and the state, the book presents a challenging new interpretation of Christian decline and democratic traditions in Britain.
An elegantly written study that charts the relationship between Christianity and social service in Britain since the eighteenth century and presents a challenging new interpretation of the links between Christian decline and democratic traditions.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 228
  • Erscheinungstermin: Februar 2006
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 222mm x 145mm x 19mm
  • Gewicht: 404g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199287925
  • ISBN-10: 0199287929
  • Artikelnr.: 20812864
Autorenporträt
Frank Prochaska is a distinguished historian of modern British history, whose books include Women and Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century England (1980), The Voluntary Impulse (1988), Philanthropy and the Hospitals of London: the King's Fund, 1897-1990 (1992), Royal Bounty: the Making of a Welfare Monarchy (1995), and The Republic of Britain, 1760-2000. He teaches at Yale University and holds an Honorary Fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research, London University.