Contested Identities: Catholic Women Religious in Nineteenth-Century England and Wales

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English Roman Catholic women's congregations are an enigma of nineteenth-century social history. Over ten thousand nuns and sisters, establishing and managing significant Catholic educational, health care and social welfare institutions in England and Wales, have virtually disappeared from history. Despite their exclusion from historical texts, these women featured prominently in the public and private sphere. Intertwining the complexities of class with the notion of ethnicity, Contested identities examines the relationship ...

Contested Identities: Catholic Women Religious in Nineteenth-Century England and Wales 2014, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719095511

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Contested Identities: Catholic Women Religious in Nineteenth-Century England and Wales 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719076275

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