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Money to Burn: Great American Foundations and Their Money

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Money to Burn: Great American Foundations and Their Money - Coon, Horace (Editor)
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Originally published in 1938, this is a classic muckraking account of the role of philanthropic foundations. Horace Coon's journalistic indictment of the state of philanthropy in the 1920s and 1930s emphasizes how great wealth perpetuates itself through the mechanism of the foundation.Coon looks at how foundations influence education and public thinking, the extent to which they support scientific, medical, and social science research, and their financial operations. But Money to Burn is more than an example of what we ...

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Money to Burn: Great American Foundations and Their Money 1990, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780887383342

Hardcover