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Fire & roses :the burning of the Charlestown convent, 1834 /Nancy Lusignan Schultz.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Fire and roses
Originator
Schultz, Nancy Lusignan, 1956-
Publication
New York : Free Press
Contents
Principal characters -- Prologue -- The seed is planted -- Mount Benedict blooms -- Convent secrets and the early years -- Charlestown in full flower -- Education and convent life -- A deadly miasma -- Cemeteries, cholera, and Catholicism -- The vine uprooted -- 1834: A year of heartbreaks -- The lost garden -- Indictments and trial -- The ashes scatter -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Partial list of students.
Date
c2000.
Description
xii, 317 p. : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Gift of Robert Severy, Noember, 2000.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-304) and index.
ISBN
0684856859
9780684856858
GUSN
245636
Call Number
Stacks F74.C4 S35 2000
Other People and Orgs
Ursuline Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive terms
Anti-Catholicism History 19th century.
Fires History 19th century.
History 19th century.
Riots History 19th century.
Places
Boston (Mass.)
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts Boston

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