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Author Luddy, Maria.

Title Women and philanthropy in nineteenth-century Ireland / Maria Luddy.

Published Cambridge, England ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  361.74082 LUDD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 251 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-245) and index.
Contents 1. Women in Irish society: 1800-1900 -- 2. Women, religion and philanthropy -- 3. Saving the child -- 4. Prostitution and rescue work -- 5. Prison work -- 6. Varieties of charity.
Summary A study examining women's contribution to charitable work and reform in nineteenth-century Ireland.
Subject Women philanthropists -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Women social reformers -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0521474337 (hardback)
0521483611 (paperback)