Accession Number:

ADA218289

Title:

The Military Origins of Federal Social Welfare Programs: Early British and Colonial American Precedents

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

238.0

Abstract:

This dissertation is a descriptive interpretation of historical documents concerning the evolution of governmental social welfare services to soldiers. The term soldiers and army also include sailors and navy in this dissertation and their families in sixteenth century England and colonial and Revolutionary War America. Governmental services refers to specific program which were codified into law by parliament in England and by colonial or provincial and, later, federal governments in America.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE