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Boston's Histories
Essays in Honor of Thomas H. O'Connor
James O'Toole, ed.; David Quigley, ed.; Thomas O'Connor, afterword

Northeastern University Press



Contents

• O'Connor's Boston (Sam Bass Warner, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

• "A long train of hideous consequences": Boston, Capital Punishment, and the Transformation of Republicanism, 1780-1805 (Alan Rogers, Boston College)

• Power and Social Responsibility: Entrepreneurs and the Black Community in Antebellum Boston (Lois E. Horton, George Mason University, and James Oliver Horton, George Washington University)

• The Secret World of Radical Publishers: Thayer and Eldridge of Boston (Albert Von Frank, Washington State University)

• "Lawless and Unprincipled": Women in Boston's Civil War Draft Riot (Judith Ann Giesberg, Villanova University)

• Portrait of a Parish: Class, Ethnicity, and Race at Boston's Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1865-1880 (James O'Toole, Boston College)

• Charles Sumner and the Political Cultures of Reconstruction in Boston (David Quigley, Boston College)

• The Irish Home Rule Issue and Boston Politics (Lawrence Kennedy, University of Scranton)

• Contested Bodies and Souls: Immigrant Converts in Boston, 1890-1940 (Kristen Petersen, Brown University)

• "A strong argument for juries": The Saga of Willett v. Herrick (Mark I. Gelfand, Boston College)

• The Politics of Sex and Race in Boston's NAACP, 1920-1940 (Sarah Deutsch, University of Arizona)

• Boston, The Last Hurrah, and the Pluralist Vision of American Politics (James Connolly, Ball State University)

• The Failure of Catholic Interracialism in Boston before Busing (William Leonard, Emmanuel College)

• The Catholic Church and the Desegregation of Boston's Public Schools (James E. Glinski, Xaverian Brothers High School)

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