Planting the roots of Irish Catholicism in American pluralism
Moriarty, Michael Sullivan, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Zunz, Olivier, Department of History, University of Virginia
Cross, Robert D., Department of History, University of Virginia
The paper examines the Famine-era of Irish Catholic immigrants who were subjected to poverty and economic stability, and how they expressed freedom via religion, not economic advancement.
MA (Master of Arts)
Irish Americans, Ireland, Religious aspects, Emigration and immigration, Irish, Catholic Church, 19th century, History, Religion, United States
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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