Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine Online

Brokers of Culture—the podcast

Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West, 1848-1919

They carried corn seed, imparted the catechism—and helped shape the American West. They were the Italian Jesuits of the 19th and early 20th centuries, the subject of Gerald McKevitt, S.J.’s fascinating historical study, Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West, 1848-1919.

Here, Father McKevitt shares entertaining anecdotes and fascinating historical observations about the lives and educational work of the Italian Jesuits in the frontier states—including that of SCU co-founder Michele Accolti. JC

Listen to the podcast

 

 
 
Printer-friendly format