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Thomas Adams
Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS 66067-3399)

Confining Beggary: the Depots de Mendicite in 18th Century France

To produce a publishable study of one area of French Social policy; the depots de mendicite were detention centers for beggars administered directly under royal (indendants) from 1764 onward. Institutional practices will be examined.

Project fields:
European History

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1974 – 9/30/1974