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Author Gjerde, Jon, 1953-2008.

Title Catholicism and the shaping of 19th century America / Jon Gjerde ; edited by S. Deborah Kang.

Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 273 pages) : illustrations
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Summary "Catholicism and the Shaping of Nineteenth-Century America offers one of the first comparative treatments of Protestant and Catholic history in nineteenth-century America. Gjerde argues that Protestant-Catholic conflicts helped shape the nation, fostering the development of broader ideas about religious diversity in American society"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Machine generated contents note: 1. Editor's preface S. Deborah Kang; 2. Introduction Jon Gjerde; 3. The Protestant conundrum Jon Gjerde; The Catholic conundrum Jon Gjerde; 4. Conversion and the West Jon Gjerde; 5. Schools and the state Jon Gjerde; 6. Protestant and Catholic critiques of family and women Jon Gjerde; 7. The American economy and social justice Jon Gjerde; 8. Epilogue S. Deborah Kang.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Catholic Church -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Protestant churches.
Catholic Church.
United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
Christianity -- United States -- Influence.
United States -- History -- 19th century.
Protestant churches -- Relations -- Catholic Church.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Church history.
Added Author Kang, S. Deborah, 1970-
Other Form: Print version: Gjerde, Jon, 1953-2008. Catholicism and the shaping of 19th century America. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107010246 (DLC) 2011009194 (OCoLC)706804035
ISBN 9781139206464 (electronic bk.)
113920646X (electronic bk.)