My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

For faster,
Use Lean
Get it now
Don't show me again
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
Author Preston, Margaret H. (Margaret Helen)

Title Charitable words : women, philanthropy, and the language of charity in nineteenth-century Dublin / Margaret H. Preston ; foreword by Maria Luddy.

Published Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  361.70820941 PRES    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 205 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in women's studies 0147-104X ; no. 202.
Contributions in women's studies. 0147-104X ; no. 202.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-199) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Setting the stage : Dublin and Ireland in the nineteenth century -- Race, class, and religion in the language of Dublin's charities -- Conversion amidst compassion : saving the souls of the poor -- An inner light : the charitable work of Dublin's Quakers -- The good nurse : women philanthropists and the creation of a career.
Subject Women in charitable work -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.
Women philanthropists -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.
Charities -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.
Dublin (Ireland) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
ISBN 027597930X (hardcover : alk. paper)