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Author Adam, Thomas, author
Title Transnational philanthropy : the Mond Family's support for public institutions in Western Europe from 1890 to 1938 / by Thomas Adam
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
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Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 283 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Series Palgrave Macmillan transnational history series
Palgrave Macmillan transnational history series
Note Introduction: Transnational Spaces in History -- Chapter 1: The Monds: A Transnational Family -- Chapter 2: Gifts to the Nations: Ludwig Mond's Art Collections in London and Rome -- Chapter 3: Transnational Giving in the Age of National Confrontation: Ludwig Mond's Bequests for the University of Heidelberg, the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, and the City of Cassel -- Chapter 4: Why Some Wealthy Give: Sir Alfred and Sir Robert Mond's Attitudes towards Philanthropy -- Chapter 5: The Transnational Excavation of Ancient Egypt and Palestine -- Conclusion: Constructing Transnational Spaces
This book provides a collective biography of the Mond family and explores the philanthropic activities of Ludwig Mond and of his two sons Alfred and Robert in the field of art collecting, the fight against early childhood mortality, the advancement of research and of higher education, archaeological excavations in Egypt and Palestine, and for the founding of the State of Israel from the 1890s to the late 1930s. These activities resulted in the creation of the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome, the donation of Ludwig Mond's art collection to the National Gallery in London, the funding of the excavation of the sacred Buchis Bulls at Armant in Egypt, the establishment of the Children's Hospital in London, and the support of many natural science institutes and associations in England, France, Germany, and Italy
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Mond, Ludwig
Mond, Ludwig -- Family
Philanthropists -- Great Britain -- Biography
Public institutions -- Europe, Western -- History
History of Modern Europe
World History, Global and Transnational History
Social History
Comparative Social Policy
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