Habits of Compassion Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920

ISBN-10: 0252072820

ISBN-13: 9780252072826

Edition: 2005

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In this study of Irish Catholic Sisters' highly successful work in founding charitable organisations in New York City from the famine through to the early 20th century, the author argues that it was this compassionate work with the poor that resulted in an explosion of state supported services and programmes.
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List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 1/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144

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