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America's Church: The National Shrine and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Thomas A. Tweed
Format
Book
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780199782987 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0199782989 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Laying Catholicism's foundation: clerical aims and diverse devotees, 1909-1959
  • Mobilizing "America's Marys": women, fundraising, and the Mary memorial altar, 1913-1938
  • Engaging Catholic children: agency, prescriptions, and constraints in the Catholic institutional network, 1920-1959
  • Contesting Protestant interpretations: the Virgin Mary, the crypt church, and the incorporeal other, 1913-1932
  • Claiming civic space: the National Shrine, the subjunctive mood, and the nation's capital, 1913-1959
  • Incorporating Catholic immigrants: diversity, migration, and the Shrine's columns and chapels, 1913-1997.
Description
x, 391 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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