Caroline Ford

WSRP Research Associate 1994-1995

Research project

The Feminization of Popular Piety in Nineteenth-Century France

An interpretive study of the feminization of the dominant religion of Catholicism for the development of the family, the state, French political culture and the relationship between the sexes in the 19th century, drawing on legal cases, parliamentary debates, memoirs, and works of popular devotion.


HDS 2324: Religion and Gender in Nineteenth Century Europe (Fall 1994)


Divided Houses: Religion and Gender in Modern France
Caroline Ford
Cornell University Press, 2004