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White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Joshua M. Zeitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Historians of postwar American politics often identify race as a driving force in the dynamically shifting political culture. This book instead places religion and ethnicity at the fore, arguing that ... More


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Joshua M. Zeitz

in White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz.4
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book examines how the ethnic conflict among Irish Catholics, Italian Catholics, and Jews affected New York City's liberal politics during the postwar period. Focusing on the mid-1940s through ... More


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