Table of contents for The culture of giving : informal support and gift-exchange in early modern England / Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos.


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Introduction; Part I. Social Spaces and Reciprocities: 1. Parents and offspring; 2. Networks of support; 3. Parishes, guilds, associations; 4. The charitable gift; Part II. The Economy of Giving: 5. Cultivating the obligation to give; 6. Honour and reputation; 7. Discourses of giving; 8. The perils of gifts; Part III. The State, Markets and Gifts: 9. Evolving boundaries; 10. The invigoration of informal support; Conclusion.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Public welfare -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Gifts -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Charities -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- History -- 1485-