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Author Avella, Steven M.

Title Sacramento and the Catholic church : shaping a capital city / Steven M. Avella
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 368 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Urban West series
Urban West.
Contents A cooperative community, 1850-1886 -- Cathedral building as urban project, 1865-1889 -- Religious sisters as urban agents, 1850-1920 -- Catholics and the ethnic consensus, 1880-1930 -- Building the city beautiful, 1890-1930 -- Catholic social provision : the Depression and World War II, 1930-1945 -- Carving a space and creating community : the Catholic Church and the North Area, 1940-1970 -- Building a visible Latino presence in the city, 1930-1970 -- Homelessness and fighting the city consensus, 1970-2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-353) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Catholic Church -- California -- Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0874177669 (electronic bk.)
9780874177664 (electronic bk.)
(hc. ; alk. paper)
(hc. ; alk. paper)