Boston Catholics: A History of the Church and Its People

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UPNE, 1998 - 357 lappuses
Placing his account of the Archdiocese within the context of national and regional events, O'Connor discusses Puritan Boston's animosity toward all things Roman Catholic, describes the inevitable clashes between native Bostonians and waves of Irish Catholic immigrants, and examines the rise of Catholics from oppressed minority to influential players in shaping the character of twentieth-century Boston.
 

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BOSTON CATHOLICS: A History of the Church and Its People

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A well-crafted local history that moves beyond institutional growth to capture the spirit of the people in the pews. O—Connor has made a career of Boston history (The Boston Irish, 1995; Civil War ... Lasīt pilnu pārskatu

Boston Catholics: A History of the Church and Its People

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O'Connor (history, emeritus, Boston Coll.) continues his focus on Roman Catholicism in Boston's history. This book (following Civil War Boston, LJ 1/98) condenses the more than 200-year history of the ... Lasīt pilnu pārskatu

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Strangers in the Land
41
Growth and Assimilation
119
A Changing Church
158
A Sense of Solidarity
193
Meeting the Future
283
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Thomas H. O'Connor is University Historian and Professor of History, Emeritus, at Boston College. He is the author of numerous books on Boston's history, including Civil War Boston: Home Front and Battlefield; The Boston Irish: A Political History; Building a New Boston: Politics and Urban Renewal, 1950-1979; and South Boston: My Home Town-The History of an Ethnic Neighborhood, all published by Northeastern University Press. A native of South Boston, he now lives in Braintree, Massachusetts.

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