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The imperial Church : Catholic founding fathers and United States empire

Author: Katherine D Moran
Publisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: United States in the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While Protestant justifications for U.S. empire are well known, this book argues that as the U.S. consolidated its continental dominion, established overseas colonies, and built a global empire of production and commerce in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Protestant and Catholic Americans began to celebrate Catholic imperial pasts as origins of and models for the American imperial future"--
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moran, Katherine D., 1977-
The imperial Church.
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020
(DLC) 2019038241
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine D Moran
ISBN: 9781501748813 1501748815
OCLC Number: 1119068505
Description: xiv, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Making a Founding Father out of a French Jesuit --
Imagining Peaceful Conquest --
Making Parallel Histories out of Spanish Missions --
Embodying Hospitality and Paternalism --
Revising and Rejecting Anti-Friarism --
Envisioning Catholic Colonial Order --
Conclusion : Imperial Church Stories.
Series Title: United States in the world.
Responsibility: Katherine D. Moran.

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"While Protestant justifications for U.S. empire are well known, this book argues that as the U.S. consolidated its continental dominion, established overseas colonies, and built a global empire of production and commerce in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Protestant and Catholic Americans began to celebrate Catholic imperial pasts as origins of and models for the American imperial future"--

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"Moran takes up a task under which other historians of American Catholicism have long labored: turning American historical memory away from East Coast Colonial hegemony and, instead, calling Read more...

 
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