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The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction

The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction( )
Author: Gordon, Linda
ISBN:978-0-674-00535-8
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $80.00
Book Description:

In 1904, New York nuns brought 40 Irish orphans to a remote Arizona mining camp, to be placed with Mexican-Catholic families. The town's Anglo-Americans, furious at this "transgression," formed a vigilante squad that kidnapped the children. The church sued but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the vigilantes. Gordon tells this gripping story.

Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Children's Studies
History / United States / State & Local / Southwest (Az, Nm, Ok, Tx)
History / Social History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 23.2 x 3.063 cm
Book Weight:0.538 Kilograms



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