Family, Church, and Market by Royden K. Loewen
A Mennonite Community in the Old and the New Worlds, 1850-1930 (Statue of Liberty Ellis Island)

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Synopsis

Loewen examines how the Mennonites' social structure and life goals accommodated societal changes and tells of three generations for whom the farm family was the primary social unit. The group's strategies of cultural continuity dictated that they adapt sensitively and carefully to the market economy and the outside world. Photos. Maps.
 

About Royden K. Loewen

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Royden Loewen is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Winnipeg.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by University of Toronto Press. 370 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction
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