The Resource Charity and power in early modern Italy : benefactors and their motives in Turin, 1541-1789, Sandra Cavallo

Charity and power in early modern Italy : benefactors and their motives in Turin, 1541-1789, Sandra Cavallo

Label
Charity and power in early modern Italy : benefactors and their motives in Turin, 1541-1789
Title
Charity and power in early modern Italy
Title remainder
benefactors and their motives in Turin, 1541-1789
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Cavallo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Cavallo, Sandra
Dewey number
361.8/0945/12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV295.T82
LC item number
C38 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
HV 290 C377c 1995
Series statement
Cambridge history of medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charities
  • Public welfare
  • Charities, Medical
  • Italy
Label
Charity and power in early modern Italy : benefactors and their motives in Turin, 1541-1789, Sandra Cavallo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-270) and index
Contents
  • 1. Sixteenth-century municipal plans for poor relief. The 1541 plan in Turin. Civic ideology and provision for the poor. New methods and conceptions of poor relief? A secularisation of charity? Turin's 'civic religion' in the late Middle Ages -- 2. Civic charity in the age of state formation. The growth of municipal poor relief. Responses to the plague. Anti-famine policy. Charitable resources for the poor and sick in 'normal times'. Poor relief and city politics. The rise of ducal charity -- 3. Motivations for charity. From civic to voluntary charity. Charity and the defence of status. Corporate control over charity. The internment of the poor. Charity and prestige. Charity and patronage. The management of charity -- 4. Charity and gender. Women and convents. Asylums for penitents. Women and property. Charity as an expression of conflict within the family -- 5. Hospitals and poor relief in the age of absolutism. Attacking the independence of charitable institutions
  • The 1717 congregazioni di carita. The first lying-in ward and school for midwives. The hospital reforms of the 1730s. The privatisation of charitable resources -- 6. The state system of relief. Ambiguities in the government's poor relief policy. From charities to workhouses. The institutions change their architectural form. New definitions of poverty in the second half of the eighteenth century
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 280 p.
Isbn
9780521460910
Lccn
94017672
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1106281-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AKV-6046
  • ltsw0209572
  • (OCoLC)30544080
Label
Charity and power in early modern Italy : benefactors and their motives in Turin, 1541-1789, Sandra Cavallo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-270) and index
Contents
  • 1. Sixteenth-century municipal plans for poor relief. The 1541 plan in Turin. Civic ideology and provision for the poor. New methods and conceptions of poor relief? A secularisation of charity? Turin's 'civic religion' in the late Middle Ages -- 2. Civic charity in the age of state formation. The growth of municipal poor relief. Responses to the plague. Anti-famine policy. Charitable resources for the poor and sick in 'normal times'. Poor relief and city politics. The rise of ducal charity -- 3. Motivations for charity. From civic to voluntary charity. Charity and the defence of status. Corporate control over charity. The internment of the poor. Charity and prestige. Charity and patronage. The management of charity -- 4. Charity and gender. Women and convents. Asylums for penitents. Women and property. Charity as an expression of conflict within the family -- 5. Hospitals and poor relief in the age of absolutism. Attacking the independence of charitable institutions
  • The 1717 congregazioni di carita. The first lying-in ward and school for midwives. The hospital reforms of the 1730s. The privatisation of charitable resources -- 6. The state system of relief. Ambiguities in the government's poor relief policy. From charities to workhouses. The institutions change their architectural form. New definitions of poverty in the second half of the eighteenth century
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 280 p.
Isbn
9780521460910
Lccn
94017672
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1106281-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AKV-6046
  • ltsw0209572
  • (OCoLC)30544080

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