xii, 215 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction: Culture, Faith, and Philanthropy in Early Modern England PART I: FAITH, PHILANTHROPY, AND LONDON'S MORAL ECONOMY 1. 'And let our hearts be softned to the Poor': Personal Ambition and the Metropolitan Moral Economy 2. 'God hath bestowed that upon me': How Simon Eyre Made His Fortune 3. '[A]s the Lord had decreed': The Metamorphosis of Richard Whittington PART II: FAITH, PHILANTHROPY, AND PROVINCIAL REFORM 4. '[R]emember the place of our Nativity': Godly Londoners, Livery Companies, and Provincial Reform 5. '[B]ring this Trojan Horse ... into their Countrey': William Jones, London Haberdashers, and the Reformation of Monmouth 6. '[A] distant and alien control': Henry Colbron, London Drapers, and the Reformation of Kirkham 7. Conclusion: London and National Reform.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780312293864 20160614
"Culture, Faith, and Philanthropy is exceptional in forging an original path over ground that has been well trodden in the recent proliferation of scholarship on early modern London. There is little doubt that Ward will be offering many readers the pleasure of a story they have not already heard."-Sixteenth Century Journal.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780312293864 20160614
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