|Title||Filantropie in de Gouden Eeuw|
|Source||Philantrophy in the Golden Age, Radio Swammerdam (Amsterdam FM), 2017-05-07, https://soundcloud.com/swammerdam/swammerdam-uitzending-07-05-2017-filantropie|
Rural and Environmental History
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In the Dutch Republic (1588-1795) a large proportion of poor relief was financed through collection gifts. In many cities door-to-door collections took place weekly and money was also raised during church services.