Collective Rights, Liberal Discourse, and Public Order: The Clash over Catholic Processions in Mid-Victorian Toronto

@article{Radforth2014CollectiveRL,
  title={Collective Rights, Liberal Discourse, and Public Order: The Clash over Catholic Processions in Mid-Victorian Toronto},
  author={Ian Radforth},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={95},
  pages={511 - 544}
}
  • Ian Radforth
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • The Canadian Historical Review
Two occasions when Protestants attacked Roman Catholic religious processions in Victorian Toronto – the 1864 Corpus Christi celebrations and the Jubilee Riots of 1875 – provide opportunities for deepening understandings of liberal discourse in relationship to public order in Canada. The intensity of the religious disputes grew from differences in religious belief and ethnicity and from established patterns of public behaviour. Catholic processionists asserted their presence as a religious… Expand
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