The Madonna of 115th Street

The Madonna of 115th Street

Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1880-1950

Book - 2002
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In a masterful evocation of Italian Harlem and the men and women who lived there, Robert Orsi examines how the annual festa of the Madonna of 115th Street both influenced and reflected the lives of the celebrants. His prize-winning book offers a new perspective on lived religion, the place of religion in the everyday lives of men, women, and children, the experiences of immigration and community formation, and American Catholicism. This edition includes a new introduction by the author that outlines both the changes that Italian Harlem has undergone in recent years and significant shifts in the field of religious history.
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2002.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780300091359
0300091354
Branch Call Number: 263.980895
Characteristics: xlix, 287 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.

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