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Published: 01 October 2018

352 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474427272


Bookseller Code (06)

Poor Relief and the Church in Scotland, 1560-1650

John McCallum

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Scottish Religious Cultures

  • Challenges conventional interpretations which stress secularisation in the development of welfare
  • The first analysis of the practice of poor relief and experiences of poverty in pre-modern Scotland
  • Based on extensive archival research involving over thirty Scottish parishes
  • Provides a new interpretation of the nature and effectiveness of pre-modern welfare provision
  • Extends Scottish Reformation studies into new territory by considering charity for the first time
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