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Claiming the city : politics, faith, and the power of place in St. Paul / Mary Lethert Wingerd

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Wingerd, Mary Lethert 1948-  Search this
Catholic Church History  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Saint Paul
Saint Paul (Minn.)
20th century
List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- [pt.] 1. Starting from scratch : the construction of civic identity -- [ch.] 1. The economy of culture : city building on the frontier -- [ch.] 2. Money, status, and power : the making of an Irish-Catholic town -- [ch.] 3. Delivering the goods : the social geography of a declining economy -- [pt.] 2. The Great War : conflict abroad and casualties at home -- [ch.] 4. Raising the flag : the struggle to reshape civic identity -- [ch.] 5. Taking aim : enemies of the state -- [ch.] 6. The first volley : policing the social order -- [ch.] 7. The war of St. Paul and the end of the civic compact -- [pt.] 3. From battle zone to "Holy City" : new alliances, old loyalties, and the power of place -- [ch.] 8. Vying for power : the showdown between business and labor -- [ch.] 9. Hard times in the "Holy City" : old alliances and new deals -- Epilogue: Political change and the power of place -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Index
Political culture--History  Search this
Regionalism--Political aspects--History  Search this
Working class--Political activity--History  Search this
Industrial relations--History  Search this
Irish Americans--Politics and government  Search this
Christianity and politics--History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
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