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Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Social Science





ISBN 9781138662209
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Making use of untapped resources, Seim looks at the impact of the Rockefellers, viewed through the lens of their philanthropic support of social science from 1890-1940. Focusing specifically on the Rockefeller Foundation and the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, Seim connects the family's business success with its philanthropic enterprises.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Business and Philanthropy; Chapter 2 Two Rockefellers; Chapter 3 Early Philanthropic Support of Social Science; Chapter 4 Early Rockefeller Support of Social Science; Chapter 5 The Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial; Chapter 6 Research Centres; Chapter 7 Research Fields; Chapter 8 Research Organizations and Research Boundaries; Chapter 9 Preparing for the Merger with the Rockefeller Foundation; conclusion Conclusion;

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David L. Seim