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Cushwa Center Studies of Catholicism in Twentieth-Century America

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  1. All Good Books Are Catholic Books
    Una M. Cadegan shows how the Catholic Church’s official position on literary culture developed from World War I to Vatican II in 1965.... Learn More
    Published: 24th September 2013
    Hardback | £29.99
  2. Catholics in the American Century
    Refocusing the narrative of 20th-century America on the Catholic presence in the United States.... Learn More
    Published: 27th November 2012
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. On the Irish Waterfront
    The real story of gangsters, politicians, longshoremen, union leaders, and Catholic priests that informed the classic 1954 film, On the Waterfront.... Learn More
    Published: 6th August 2009
    Hardback | £27.99
    Paperback | £13.99
  4. Habits of Devotion
    In Habits of Devotion, four senior scholars take the measure of the central religious practices and devotions that by the middle of the twentieth century defined the "ordinary, week-to-week religion" of the majority of American... Learn More
    Published: 7th July 2005
    Paperback | £18.99
  5. Catholics and Contraception
    As Americans rethought sex in the twentieth century, the Catholic Church's teachings on the divisive issue of contraception in marriage were in many ways central. In a fascinating history, Leslie Woodcock Tentler traces changing... Learn More
    Published: 9th September 2004
    Hardback | £48.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  6. Ballots and Bibles
    By the mid-nineteenth century, Providence, Rhode Island, an early industrial center, became a magnet for Catholic immigrants seeking jobs. The city created as a haven for Protestant dissenters was transformed by the arrival of... Learn More
    Published: 14th November 2003
    Hardback | £42.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. Claiming the City
    Are Minneapolis and St. Paul "Twin Cities" in proximity only? How can two cities, spoken of so often in one breath, differ so greatly in their histories and characteristics? Claiming the City traces the contours of St. Paul's... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2003
    Paperback | £17.99
  8. Horizons of the Sacred
    Horizons of the Sacred explores the distinctive worldview underlying the faith and lived religion of Catholics of Mexican descent living in the United States. Religious practices, including devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, celebration... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 2002
    Paperback | £18.99