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Mexican Catholic women's activism, 1929-1940

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This dissertation examines Catholic lay women's roles in the Church-State conflict in Mexico during the 1930s. After the Cristero Rebellion (1926-1929), clergy and laymen who publicly supported the Catholic Church were threatened with legal sanctions and government reprisal. Thus, Church leaders called upon Catholic women to assume public roles and to work creatively in defence of their faith, albeit following strictly delineated, gendered norms of behaviour.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Role:
Author
Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602363339
URN:
uuid:34c1a60f-ded1-4cd5-b304-aa4b9a292e9e
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td:602363339
Language:
English
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