Separatism and Subculture: Boston Catholicism, 1900-1920

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UNC Press Books, Aug 1, 2001 - History - 432 pages
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Kane explores the role of religious identity in Boston in the years 1900-1920, arguing that Catholicism was a central integrating force among different class and ethnic groups. She traces the effect of changing class status on religious identity and solid
  

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Contents

THE DILEMMA OF CATHOLIC SEPARATISM
1
Boston and the Vatican
8
Social Catholicism and Institutionalism
10
Archbishop William OConnell
13
THE LIMITS OF AMERICANIZATION
22
Catholics and Boston 1915
31
Ford Hall Forum and Democratization
36
Social Work and Immigrant Americanization
38
Home and the Moral Order
153
From Daughters of Eve to Children of Mary
157
Women and Education
167
Female Advice Literature
176
Female Converts to Catholicism
180
The Ideal Catholic Woman
196
ORGANIZING CATHOLIC WOMEN
200
Catholic Womens Societies
205

The Catholic Common Cause Society
42
Cross and Flag Aloft
45
CLASS MANHOOD AND MATERIAL SUCCESS
48
The Boston Catholic Elite
51
Defining Catholic Manhood
75
Catholic Education and Material Success
89
Lay Associations and Fraternalism
95
A Catholic Critique of Individualism
104
THE FUNCTIONS OF CATHOLIC ARCHITECTURE
108
Architecture as Apologetic
114
The Gothic Ideal
120
The Financing of Churches
128
Catholic Architects and Builders in Boston
132
Growth of Related Industries
139
Architecture as Tradition
143
THE IDEOLOGY OF CATHOLIC WOMANHOOD
145
Two Examples
221
Suffrage Work and Social Feminism
239
THE CONTROL OF CULTURE
253
The AntiUgly Crusade in Catholic Aesthetics
262
Against Modernism
268
Production of a Catholic Subculture
274
The Catholic Writer and Publisher
282
Catholic Books and the Market
289
The Politics of Popular Entertainment
293
Censorship and Culture
298
THE ACHIEVEMENT OF SEPARATIST INTEGRATION
314
NOTES
325
REFERENCES
377
INDEX
405
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Paula M. Kane is associate professor of religious studies and the Marous Chair of Catholic Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

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