Degree Type

Dissertation

Date of Award

1981

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Sociology and Anthropology

Abstract

The purpose of this dissertation is to employ an oral-history approach to describe and analyze the religiosity of fifty Czech-American elderly in Iowa. This dissertation has four major parts. The first part is devoted to a current assessment of religiosity research. In this part, an argument is made for the usefulness of oral history research in the study of the religiosity of Czech-American elderly;The second part is devoted to a description and interpretation of the religiosity of fifty Czech-American elderly;The third and fourth parts are devoted to studying the heritage of these people in order to more fully understand the religiosity of these senior citizens.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-5199

Publisher

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/

Copyright Owner

Christopher Jay Johnson

Language

en

Proquest ID

AAI8209133

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

153 pages

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