Wingerd, Mary Lethert, 1948-

Claiming the city : politics, faith, and the power of place in St. Paul / Mary Lethert Wingerd. - Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2001. - xiii, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Cushwa Center studies of Catholicism in twentieth-century America .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-316) and index.

The economy of culture : city building on the frontier -- Money, status, and power : the making of an Irish-Catholic town -- Delivering the goods : the social geography of a declining economy -- Raising the flag : the struggle to reshape civic identity -- Taking aim : enemies of the state -- The first volley : policing the social order -- The war of St. Paul and the end of the civic compact -- Vying for power : the showdown between business and labor -- Hard times in the "Holy City" : old alliances and new deals.

0801439361 (alk. paper)


Catholic Church--History--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.

Political culture--History--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.
Regionalism--History--Political aspects--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.
Working class--History--Political activity--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.
Industrial relations--History--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.
Christianity and politics--History--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.
Irish Americans--Politics and government--Minnesota--Saint Paul--20th century.

Saint Paul (Minn.)--Politics and government--20th century.
Saint Paul (Minn.)--Social conditions--20th century.
Saint Paul (Minn.)--Economic conditions--20th century.

F614.S4 / W77 2001


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