American creed : philanthropy and the rise of civil society, 1700-1865 /

Since the dawn of the republic, faith in social equality, religious freedom, and the right to engage in civic activism have constituted our national creed. In this bracing history, Kathleen D. McCarthy traces the evolution of these ideals, exploring the impact of philanthropy and volunteerism on Ame...

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Main Author: McCarthy, Kathleen D.
Format: eBook
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005, ©2003.
Edition:Pbk. ed.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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