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Inventing the Welfare State: The Religious Dimension - Maureen Fitzgerald. Habits of Compassion: Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830–1920. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. x + 298 pp. $50.00 (cloth) ISBN 978-0-252-03034-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07282-6.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 November 2010

Linda Przybyszewski
University of Notre Dame


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