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The Catholic history of North America five discourses, to which are added two discourses on the relations of Ireland and America by Thomas D"Arcy McGee

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Published by P. Donahoe in Boston .
Written in English

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Statementby Thomas D"Arcy McGee
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 44000, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 44000
The Physical Object
Pagination3 microfiches (128 fr.)
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24608085M
ISBN 100665440006

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This textbook presents the history of North America from the landing of Columbus in to the late 20th century, including the contributions of the Catholic Church, communities, and individuals to the rich and tempestuous American story. His work has appeared in such publications as Church History, Catholic Historical Review, Journal of the Early American Public, and others. Among his published books are Theological Education in the Catholic Tradition: Contemporary Challenges (), The Roman Catholics (Greenwood, ), and People, Priests and Prelates: Ecclesiastical 5/5(2).   In his final book, Continental Ambitions: Roman Catholics in North America; The Colonial Experience, the late Kevin Starr set out to dispel this perception. Continental Ambitions tells the story of Catholic conquest, exploration, and settlement in North America (involving Norse, Spanish, French, and British Catholics), emphasizing the relevance. This book is a great resource for names, dates, places & fairly brief descriptions of events in American Catholic history. At times it is like browsing a phone book because the descriptions, analysis, summaries etc are so brief. Some pages have literally a dozen or more by:

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