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Loyola University Chicago

Department of History

Ann M. Harrington

Ann M. Harrington
Title: Professor Emerita 
Office: Crown Center  
Phone: 773-973-2873 
E-mail: aharri1@luc.edu 


Personal Information


Ph.D., Claremont, 1977


19th & 20th Century Japanese History

Research Interests:

Currently doing research on the work done in Japan by Roman Catholic women religious from France in the nineteenth century and from Canada and the U.S. in the 20th century. The study includes issues of gender, imperialism, and religion.

Recent Publications:

Mundelein Voices: The Women's College Experience, 1930 - 1991
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Handbook of Christianity in Japan - Amazon

Japan's Hidden Christians - Amazon

The First Women Religious in Japan: Mother Saint Mathilde Raclot and the French Connection - Amazon

"Roman Catholic Women Religious and Catholicism in Japan, 1872-1940" in Kevin M. Doak, ed. Xavier's Legacies: Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture, University of British Columbia Press, (31-46), 2011.

Creating Community: Mary Frances Clarke and Her Companions. Dubuque, IA: Mount Carmel Press, 2004.

"French Mission Work in Japan: Culture and Religion in the Nineteenth Century," in Christianity and Native Cultures: Perspectives from Different Regions of the World. ed., by Cyriac K. Pullapilly, et al, 193-207. Notre Dame, IN: Crossroads Publications, Inc., 2004.

"Chiyo Murakami," in Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.

"The First Women Religious in Japan: Mother Saint Mathilde Raclot and the French Connection," The Catholic Historical Review, Vol. 87, (October, 2001) 603-623.

Mundelein Voices: The Women's College Experience 1930-1991, co-editor. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2001.

Japan's Hidden Christians. Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1993.

"Women and Higher Education in the Japanese Empire," Journal of Asian History Vol. 21, (No. 2, 1987): 169-186.

"Meiji Imperialism: Not Based on Preordained Design" in Japan Examined: Perspectives on Modern Japanese History, ed. by Hilary Conroy and Harry Wrey. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1983, 131-135.


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