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Patronizing the Public: American Philanthropy's Transformation of Culture, Communication, and the Humanities

Patronizing the Public: American Philanthropy's Transformation of Culture, Communication, and the Humanities (Paperback)

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Patronizing the Public is the first detailed and comprehensive examination of how American philanthropy has transformed culture, communication, and the humanities. Drawing on an impressive range of archival and secondary sources, the chapters in the volume shed light on philanthropic foundations have shaped numerous fields, including film, television, radio, journalism, drama, local history, museums, as well as art and the humanities in general.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial workCharities, voluntary services & philanthropy Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 16/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9780739123065  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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William J. Buxton is professor of communication studies at Concordia University in Montreal.

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