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Strangers at Home: Amish and Mennonite Women in History

By: edited by Kimberly D. Schmidt, Diane Zimmerman Umble, and Steven D. Reschly

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press,

This collection of original essays focuses on the rich, historically diverse, and often misunderstood experiences of Amish, Mennonite, and other women of Anabaptist traditions across 400 years. Equal parts sociology, religious history, and gender studies, the book explores the changing roles and issues surrounding Anabaptist women in communities ranging from sixteenth-century Europe to contemporary North America. Gathered under the overarching theme of the insider/outsid... View more info

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Pennsylvania Dutch : The Amish and the Mennonites

By: Kem Knapp Sawyer

Price: $7.95

Publisher: History Compass,

Often referred to as the "Pennsylvania Dutch," the Amish and the Mennonites living in the United States today have had to struggle to live their lives in a simple, noncompetitive way, choosing to remain true to the values and teachings of their forefathers, and avoid "worldly" pressures of modern day society. This anthology of primary source documents presents some of the background on the Amish and Mennonites, and excerpts from their members relating to ... View more info