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This business of relief : confronting poverty in a Southern city, 1740-1940 /

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Main Author: Green, Elna C.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2003.
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245 1 0 |a This business of relief :  |b confronting poverty in a Southern city, 1740-1940 /  |c Elna C. Green. 
260 |a Athens :  |b University of Georgia Press,  |c c2003. 
300 |a xiii, 356 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-346) and index. 
505 0 |a Colonial origins : the Elizabethan poor laws in Virginia -- Poor relief in early Richmond : the poor- and workhouse -- Antebellum Richmond : from poorhouse to almshouse -- The Civil War : redefining the "worthy" poor -- Reconstruction : the contest over poor relief -- The new South, part I : scientific charity and Confederate commemoration -- The new South, part II : progressivism and the welfare state through the 1920s -- On the margins : the lives of the poor -- The end of the poor laws : the New Deal and social welfare. 
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