Charity fund-raising and the public interest an Anglo-American legal perspective by Peter Luxton

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  • United States.


  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Great Britain.,
  • Charity laws and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Fund raising -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- United States.,
  • Charity laws and legislation -- United States.,
  • Fund raising -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-262).

Book details

StatementPeter Luxton.
LC ClassificationsKD1487 .L87 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1862752M
ISBN 101856280160
LC Control Number90020466

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