Madonna of 115th Street : Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1880-1950

ISBN-10: 0300042647

ISBN-13: 9780300042641

Edition: 1985 (Reprint)

Authors: Robert A. Orsi

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/23/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 289
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction: Popular Religion and Italian Harlem
The Days and Nights of the Festa
Italian Harlem
The Origins of the Devotion to Mount Carmel in Italian Harlem
The Domus-Centered Society
Conflicts in the Domus
Women in Italian Harlem
Toward an Inner History of Immigration
The Meanings of the Devotion to the Madonna of 115th Street
The Devotion and the Community of Immigrants
The Devotion and the People's Faithfulness to Italy and Southern Italian Traditions
The Devotion and the Domus
The Shaping of Cara Harlem
The Community Reveals Itself to Itself
The Devotion and the Larger Collectivities of the City and Nation
Healing and the Sense World of the Festa
The Italian Way of Being Human
The Festa and the World of Work
From Suffering to Sacrifice
Women and the Devotion to the Madonna of 115th Street
The Theology of the Streets
A Note on Abbreviations
Selected Bibliography
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