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<hr> <hr> Contents <BR><HR><BR> <TOC> Acknowledgments 000 List of Illustrations 000 List of Tables 000 List of Abbreviations 000 Introduction 1 Prelude. Old World Origins: Female Piety and Social Imperatives in Europe 000 Part 1. Transplantations: The French Legacy 000 Chapter 1. Making a Match: The Ursuline Mission to New Orleans 000 Chapter 2. The Order Was Well Kept: Creating and Sustaining Community 000 Chapter 3. Inner Spirit, Outward Signs: French Feminine Piety at Work 000 Part 2. Transformations: Old World to New 000 Chapter 4. Differences of Nation and Mentality: Testing the Bonds of Community 000 Chapter 5. It Is the Custom of the Country: The Ursuline Encounter with Slavery 000 Chapter 6. The Wages of Zeal: Change and the Convent Economy 000 Part 3. Confrontations: A Catholic Colony Meets a Protestant Nation 000 Chapter 7. The Republic Encounters the Nun 000 Epilogue. A Woman of Masculine Appearance and Character: Antebellum Anti-Catholicism 000 Appendix 1. Convent Population, 1727@-1803 000 Appendix 2. Ursuline Slave Families 000 Index 000
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Ursulines of New Orleans (New Orleans, La.).
Ursulines -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Church history.