- Colombia, 1870-1930
Colombia in the second half of the nineteenth century was a country with extensive poverty and vulnerability was the main characteristic of the poor. A general concern about the conditions of the poor, particularly in urban areas, was broadly manifested. Poverty was seen basically as a moral problem, and poor relief was implemented within a process of moralization.
Between 1870 and 1930 poor relief underwent significant transformation: it grew appreciably, became more complex, more ...Expand abstract
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Charity and poor relief in a context of poverty
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