January 15, 2012
History Was Philanthropy Book’s Aim, Not Speculating About the Past
To the Editor:
In his review of my newly released book, Philanthropy in America: A History, Michael Edwards faults me for not writing his kind of history (“Is America Better Off Because of Its Reliance on Giving by the Wealthy?,” December 8.).
He states that “we look to historians not just for their analysis of patterns from the past but also for their guidance in helping us deal with similar issues in the present.”
I take a different
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