Rome's Most Faithful Daughter: The Catholic Church and Independent Poland, 1914-1939

Rome's Most Faithful Daughter: The Catholic Church and Independent Poland, 1914-1939

by Neal Pease

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ISBN-13: 9780821418567
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2009
Series: Polish and Polish American Studies
Edition description: 1
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Neal Pease is an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. He is the author of Poland, the United States, and the Stabilization of Europe, 1919–1933.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations xi

Series Editor's Preface xiii

Preface xv

List of Abbreviations xix

Guide to Pronunciation xxi

1 Polonia Restituta: The Catholic Church and the Revival of Poland 1

2 II Papa Polacco: The Making of Pius XI, 1918-1922 30

3 from Constitution to Concordat, 1921-1925 54

4 Papal Blessing: Church and State in the Pilsudski Era, 1926-1935 77

5 The Friends and Enemies of Catholic Poland 109

6 Vilna and Lwów: The Catholic Minorities of Eastern Poland 132

7 Poland, the Orthodox, and the Conversion of Russia 149

8 Post Mortem: Pilsudski Lies Uneasy in the Grave 173

9 Oratio pro Pace: Pius XII and the Coming of the Second World War 194

Notes 219

Bibliography 265

Index 283

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