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Rolling Down Black Stockings

Author : Esther Royer Ayers
ISBN : 0873388283
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author describes her youth in a Mennonite farm community on the outskirts of Columbiana County in Ohio, the stifling effects of her religious upbringing, and her eventual departure from the church.

Seeking Places Of Peace

Author : Royden Loewen
ISBN : 9781680992670
Genre : Religion
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Perhaps the most inclusive, sweeping, and insightful history ever written about the North American Mennonite saga. Both authors are eminent historians. Royden Loewen is Professor of History, with a chair in Mennonite Studies, at the University of Winnipeg. Steven M. Nolt is Professor of History at Goshen (IN) College. Both authors of this book bring to the task the insights of "social history." As such, they focus on people in many geographical environments rather than on institutional development and theological controversy. Readable, understandable, and incisive. Appeals to all ages and all groups.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043244
Genre : American literature
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Journal Of German American Studies

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ISBN : WISC:89100784412
Genre : German Americans
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Yearbook Of German American Studies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105211718973
Genre : German American literature
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After The Bell

Author : Maggie Anderson
ISBN : 1587296039
Genre : Education
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The sixty-two short essays in After the Bell describe in many voices the emotional complexity and historical record of one experience most of us have in common: elementary and secondary school, from our first day all the way to graduation. Whether public or private, rural or urban, school is the first place we navigate on our own, learning how we stand apart, how we stand out, and where we do or don't fit in. The essays are by emerging as well as established fiction writers, poets, social commentators, and educational theorists. Told from the point of view of students, teachers, parents, and administrators through the multiple perspectives or race, class, physical and intellectual abilities, and sexually, the stories reveal how memories of our school days haunt and sustain us.


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Der Reggeboge

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133691258
Genre : Pennsylvania Dutch
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Train Up A Child

Author : Karen Johnson-Weiner
ISBN : 0801884950
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Train Up a Child explores how private schools in Old Order Amish communities reflect and perpetuate church-community values and identity. Here, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner asserts that the reinforcement of those values among children is imperative to the survival of these communities in the modern world. Surveying settlements in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, Johnson-Weiner finds that, although Old Order communities have certain similarities in their codes of conduct, there is no standard Old Order school. She examines the choices each community makes—about pedagogy, curriculum, textbooks, even school design—to strengthen religious ideology, preserve the social and linguistic markers of Old Order identity, and protect their own community's beliefs and values from the influence of the dominant society. In the most comprehensive study of Old Order schools to date, Johnson-Weiner provides valuable insight into how variables such as community size and relationship with other Old Order groups affect the role of these schools in maintaining behavioral norms and in shaping the Old Order's response to modernity.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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