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Continental ambitions : Roman Catholics in North America : the Colonial experience / Kevin Starr.

Starr, Kevin [Browse]
  • San Francisco : Ignatius Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
xii, 639 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-565) and index.
Prologue: Garðar 1126: Bishop Eric Gnupson arrives in Greenland as Scandinavians advance Christianity across the North Atlantic -- Part 1. Las Floridas. Santo Domingo 1511: Resistance grows against the genocide and enslavement of indigenous peoples -- Quivira 1527: Dreams of empire mingle with evangelical ambition -- Saint Augustine 1565: Evangelization falters amid violence, slavery, and revolt -- Apalachee 1595: Friars and soldiers hold the Florida frontier -- Part 2. The Spanish Borderlands. Ácoma 1599: New Mexico, anchor kingdom of the Borderlands, begins with a massacre -- San Fernando de Béxar 1718: Texas is organized as a buffer province -- Loreto 1767: The Society of Jesus gains and loses its Pacific domain -- Part 3. Las Californias. San Blas 1768: New Spain launches an entrada into Alta California -- The Bay of San Francisco 1776: New Spain secures a strategic harbor on the Pacific coast -- Santa Barbara 1842: Secularization brings a bishop to the Californias -- Part 4. New France. Port-Royal 1606: Humanism inspires the foundation of New France -- Quebec 1615: The Counter-Reformation and Catholic Revival take hold in New France -- Ville-Marie (Montreal) 1642: Dévots found a city on the far frontier -- Saint-Ignace 1649: Iroquois destroy Huronia and threaten the survival of New France -- The Abbey of Saint-Germian-des-Prés 1658: The secret consecration of a vicar apostolic for Quebec brings Roman Catholicism to new maturity -- New Orleans 1722: A Jesuit savant reconnoiters French North America -- Natchez 1729: The MIssissippi valley and Louisiana are explored and evangelized -- Part 5. British North America. The River Boyne 1869: A king and a peer lose their colonies -- Annapolis 1704: atholic settlement spreads through the Chesapeake region -- London 1763: Catholic Maryland seeks education abroad while Philadelphia prefigures an American Catholic future -- Envoy: John Carroll returns to Maryland.
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  • 162164118X
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