Anti-Catholicism in Germany, Britain, and the United States: A Review and Critique of Recent Scholarship

  title={Anti-Catholicism in Germany, Britain, and the United States: A Review and Critique of Recent Scholarship},
  author={M. A. Drury},
  journal={Church History},
  pages={98 - 131}
The past two decades have seen an efflorescence of works exploring cultural anti-Catholicism in a variety of national contexts. But so far, historians have engaged in little comparative analysis. This article is a first step, examining recent historical literature on modern British and American anti-Catholicism, in order to trace the similarities and distinctiveness of the turn-of-the-century German case. Historians are most likely to be acquainted with American nativism, the German Kulturkampf… Expand
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