Planting the roots of Irish Catholicism in American pluralism

Author:
Moriarty, Michael Sullivan, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisors:
Zunz, Olivier, Department of History, University of Virginia
Cross, Robert D., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

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.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Irish Americans, Ireland, Religious aspects, Emigration and immigration, Irish, Catholic Church, 19th century, History, Religion, United States
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1991/01