Geographical mobility and community-building in seventeenth-century Palestine: insights from the records of Bethlehem's Catholic Parish

@article{Tramontana2020GeographicalMA,
  title={Geographical mobility and community-building in seventeenth-century Palestine: insights from the records of Bethlehem's Catholic Parish},
  author={F. Tramontana},
  journal={Continuity and Change},
  year={2020},
  volume={35},
  pages={163 - 185}
}
  • F. Tramontana
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Continuity and Change
Abstract This article focuses on the role played by local mobility in processes of confession and community building, taking the Catholic population in seventeenth-century Palestine as a case study. Works on the Reformation in Europe have acknowledged a connection between the strengthening of confessional identities and geographical mobility. Through the analysis of the parish records of Bethlehem, the article reveals some characteristics of seventeenth-century Catholic mobility in Palestine… Expand
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