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X-Mas Giving in the Golden Age

The theme of X-Mas in the Golden Age was Generosity.
The Dutch were far from thrifty: the 17,500 inhabitants of the city of Delft, for instance, donated 5000 guilders (the equivalent of 70,000 euro) in the collecting-box for the poor.

Read more about Giving in the Golden Age (in Dutch) in a column at Kennislink by Daniëlle Teeuwen.

She is currently working at the IISH as a PhD student in the project Giving in the Golden Age.

12 December 2012