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Monk in the Middle: The Awful Disclosures of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery and the Making of Catholic Identity
This article examines the controversy surrounding the publication in 1836 of Maria Monk's Awful Disclosures of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery, a sensational exposé of life in a Montreal convent supposedlyExpand
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Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era by Ryan W. Keating (review)
In recent years, the study of the Civil War era has benefited from a number of fine works on Irish Americans in the Confederate and Union armies. Scholars such as Susannah J. Ural, David T. Gleeson,Expand
Catholic Gatekeepers: The Church and Immigration Reform in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Abstract:While scholars have analyzed the second wave of European immigration following the Civil War, they have devoted less space to examining representations of the new European-born CatholicExpand
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Blood, honor, reform, and God: anti-dueling associations and moral reform in the Old South
ABSTRACT Scholars have written extensively on dueling and honor in the antebellum period, but most have neglected or dismissed the work of anti-dueling associations. Anti-dueling activists staked aExpand
Education in the Name of the Lord: The Rise and Decline of the Catholic Labor Schools
Abstract:This article seeks to overcome a traditional disjuncture between labor and religious history by analyzing the role of labor schools as central points of contact between the Catholic ChurchExpand
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