Zunz’s may be a history of American philanthropy, but it is, by any reasonable contemporary standard, the wrong one. More
“Letter From Cuba: The Religious Revival of a Communist State”By Antal Neville
"Listen to such voices, and it would seem that philanthropic institutions could not contribute much good to society. But history has shown that enough wealthy Americans and reformers, including reformers who were critical of the industrialists’ labor and economic practices, found ways to achieve détente and to further a larger social agenda that benefited millions."
- Philanthropy in America