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Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Piotr H. Kosicki

Abstract

This book tells a sweeping story of how Catholics from France and Poland wrestled throughout the first half of the twentieth century with a series of earth-shattering challenges to their worldview: the Industrial Revolution, the displacement of dynastic empires by democratic republics, republicanism’s subsequent collapse between the world wars, occupation and genocide by Nazi Germany, and the birth and expansion of the Soviet Union and its Communist proxy regimes. Faced with the ascendancy of both nationalism and Marxism across Europe, Catholic intellectuals found common ground in the pursuit ... More

Keywords: Communism, France, integralism, nationalism, personalism, Poland, revolution, Roman Catholicism, Stalinism, twentieth-century Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780300225518
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300225518.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Piotr H. Kosicki, author
University of Maryland