Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Strangers at home : Amish and Mennonite women in history / edited by Kimberly D. Schmidt, Diane Zimmerman Umble, Steven D. Reschly
Published Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  
    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xii, 398 pages) : illustrations
Series Center books in Anabaptist studies
Center books in Anabaptist studies.
Contents Insights and blind spots: writing history from inside and outside / Hasia R. Diner -- Who are you? The identity of the outsider within / Diane Zimmerman Umble -- "To remind us of who we are": multiple meanings of conservative women's dress / Beth E. Graybill -- River brethren breadmaking ritual / Margaret C. Reynolds -- The chosen women: the Amish and the New Deal / Katherine Jellison -- Meeting around the distaff: Anabaptist women in Augsburg / Jeni Hiett Umble -- "Weak families" in the green hell of Paraguay / Marlene Epp -- "The parents shall not go unpunished": preservationist patriarchy and community / Steven D. Reschly -- Mennonite missionary Martha Moser Voth in the Hopi pueblos, 1893-1910 / Cathy Ann Trotta -- Schism: where women's outside work and insider dress collided / Kimberly D. Schmidt -- Speaking up and taking risks: Anabaptist family and household roles in sixteenth-century Tirol / Linda A. Huebert Hecht -- Household, coffee klatsch, and office: the evolving worlds of mid-twentieth-century Mennonite women / Royden K. Loewen -- Voices within and voices without: Quaker women's autobiography / Barbara Bolz -- "We weren't always plain": poetry by women of Mennonite backgrounds / Julia Kasdorf -- "She may be Amish now, but she won't be Amish long": Anabaptist women and antimodernism / Jane Marie Pederson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365]-385) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Anabaptist women -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Reschly, Steven D.
Schmidt, Kimberly D., 1961-
Umble, Diane Zimmerman.
ISBN 080186786X (alk. paper)
0801876850 (electronic bk.)
9780801867866 (alk. paper)
9780801876851 (electronic bk.)