skip to content
The Pope's last crusade : how an American Jesuit helped Pope Pius XI's campaign to stop Hitler Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Pope's last crusade : how an American Jesuit helped Pope Pius XI's campaign to stop Hitler

Author: Peter Eisner
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Draws on new archival research to examine Pope Pius XI's effort to reject Nazism, discussing how he enlisted the assistance of John La Farge, a virtually unknown American Jesuit, to craft a papal encyclical condemning Hitler's campaign against the Jews.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Pius, Pope; John La Farge; Pius, Pope; Pius, Pope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Eisner
ISBN: 9780062049148 0062049143
OCLC Number: 796762480
Description: x, 292 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A settling of accounts --
Nostalgia confronts reality --
A "crooked cross" --
The imposition of the Reich --
The Pope's battle plan --
The flying cardinal --
A democratic response --
In the heat of the summer --
The Pope's discontent --
Shame and despair --
A new year and an end to appeasement --
Will there be time? --
Change overnight --
The new regime --
Excerpts from LaFarge's encyclical.
Responsibility: Peter Eisner.
More information:

Abstract:

Draws on new archival research to examine Pope Pius XI's effort to reject Nazism, discussing how he enlisted the assistance of John La Farge, a virtually unknown American Jesuit, to craft a papal encyclical condemning Hitler's campaign against the Jews.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/796762480> # The Pope's last crusade : how an American Jesuit helped Pope Pius XI's campaign to stop Hitler
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "796762480" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/63987052> ; # Pope Pius XII
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1033802> ; # National socialism and religion
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/88598915> ; # Pope Pius XI
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Person/la_farge_john_1880_1963> ; # John La Farge
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Person/pius_xii_pope_1876_1958> ; # Pope Pius XII
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_religious_aspects_catholic_church> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Religious aspects--Catholic Church
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BX1377> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025550> ; # Church and state--Germany--History--1933-1945
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354260> ; # Relations with Germany
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95006413> ; # National socialism and religion
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/282.092/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977053> ; # International relations
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025544> ; # Church and state--Europe
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Organization/catholic_church> ; # Catholic Church
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/7494314> ; # John La Farge
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> ; # Germany
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Person/pius_xi_pope_1857_1939> ; # Pope Pius XI
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/860509> ; # Church and state
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/210859984> ; # Peter Eisner
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "A settling of accounts -- Nostalgia confronts reality -- A "crooked cross" -- The imposition of the Reich -- The Pope's battle plan -- The flying cardinal -- A democratic response -- In the heat of the summer -- The Pope's discontent -- Shame and despair -- A new year and an end to appeasement -- Will there be time? -- Change overnight -- The new regime -- Excerpts from LaFarge's encyclical."@en ;
    schema:description "Draws on new archival research to examine Pope Pius XI's effort to reject Nazism, discussing how he enlisted the assistance of John La Farge, a virtually unknown American Jesuit, to craft a papal encyclical condemning Hitler's campaign against the Jews."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1210998604> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The Pope's last crusade : how an American Jesuit helped Pope Pius XI's campaign to stop Hitler"@en ;
    schema:productID "796762480" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062049148> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/796762480> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Person/la_farge_john_1880_1963> # John La Farge
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1880" ;
    schema:deathDate "1963" ;
    schema:familyName "La Farge" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John La Farge" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Person/pius_xi_pope_1857_1939> # Pope Pius XI
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1857" ;
    schema:deathDate "1939" ;
    schema:givenName "Pius" ;
    schema:name "Pope Pius XI" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Person/pius_xii_pope_1876_1958> # Pope Pius XII
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1876" ;
    schema:deathDate "1958" ;
    schema:givenName "Pius" ;
    schema:name "Pope Pius XII" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1210998604#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_religious_aspects_catholic_church> # World War, 1939-1945--Religious aspects--Catholic Church
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Religious aspects--Catholic Church"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025544> # Church and state--Europe
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Church and state--Europe"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025550> # Church and state--Germany--History--1933-1945
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Church and state--Germany--History--1933-1945"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95006413> # National socialism and religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "National socialism and religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1033802> # National socialism and religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "National socialism and religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> # Germany
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Germany" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354260> # Relations with Germany
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Relations with Germany"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/860509> # Church and state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Church and state"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977053> # International relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "International relations"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/210859984> # Peter Eisner
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Eisner" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Eisner" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/63987052> # Pope Pius XII
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1876" ;
    schema:deathDate "1958" ;
    schema:givenName "Pius" ;
    schema:name "Pope Pius XII" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7494314> # John La Farge
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1880" ;
    schema:deathDate "1963" ;
    schema:familyName "La Farge" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John La Farge" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/88598915> # Pope Pius XI
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1857" ;
    schema:deathDate "1939" ;
    schema:givenName "Pius" ;
    schema:name "Pope Pius XI" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062049148>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0062049143" ;
    schema:isbn "9780062049148" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/796762480>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/796762480> ; # The Pope's last crusade : how an American Jesuit helped Pope Pius XI's campaign to stop Hitler
    schema:dateModified "2015-02-19" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.