The Quiet Revolutionaries: How the Grey Nuns Changed the Social Welfare Paradigm of Lewiston, Maine - Studies in American Popular History and Culture (Paperback)Susan P. Hudson (author)
Paperback 206 Pages / Published: 01/10/2012
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The book recognizes the achievements by a nineteenth-century community of women religious, the Grey Nuns of Lewiston, Maine. The founding of their hospital was significant in its time as the first hospital in that factory city; and is significant today if one desires a more accurate and inclusive history of women and healthcare in America. The fact that this community lived in a hostile, Protestant-dominated, industrial environment while submerged in a French-Canadian Catholic world of ethnicity, tradition and paternalism makes their accomplishments more compelling.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 206
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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