Reference books are always useful. In this list some books have been reviewed whilst others are listed as recommended reading.

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If history holds some important insights for modern day philanthropy then Ruth Crocker's meticulous biography of Mrs Russell Sage is highly informative. It is Crocker's purpose to ensure that we should not underestimate the significance of Olivia Sage, not only...
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This collection of essays covers a wide geographical area – from Ireland to Australia via France, Norway, Egypt, India, South Korea and Brazil – and a historical period stretching back
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Mary Elizabeth Garrett lived from 1854-1915 and was one of the most influential philanthropists of America’s ‘gilded age’, though until now her story has received little attention