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Mennonites in Winnipeg

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This edition was published in by Kindred Press in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, . Hillsboro, KS, USA.

Written in English

107 pages

For centuries Amsterdam was the largest Mennonite urban center, but in recent years, Winnipeg, with over 19,000 Mennonites [in 1990], has gained recognition as one of the largest Mennonite centers in the world. What has brought this about? In this short volume, sociologist Leo Driedger introduces readers to Winnipeg Mennonites. When did they arrive? From where did they come? Where did they settle? How do they live today? What impact have they had on the larger community?

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For centuries Amsterdam was the largest Mennonite urban center, but in recent years, Winnipeg, with over 19,000 Mennonites [in 1990], has gained recognition as one of the largest Mennonite centers in the world. What has brought this about? In this short volume, sociologist Leo Driedger introduces readers to Winnipeg Mennonites. When did they arrive? From where did they come? Where did they settle? How do they live today? What impact have they had on the larger community?

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Mennonites in Winnipeg

This edition was published in by Kindred Press in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, . Hillsboro, KS, USA.


Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction vii
1. Fort Garry at the Forks 13
2. Beginnings in the Winnipeg North End 18
3. The Russian Mennonite Invasion 22
4. Rurban Village in North Kildonan 28
5. Elmwood, the MB Institutional Center 34
6. Coming of the Rural Kanadier 38
7. The Suburban Diaspora 44
8. Business and Work 48
9. Hospitals and Homes 56
10. Education and Schools 61
11. The Media and Communications 65
12. Music and the Arts 68
13. Service and Outreach 77
14. Winnipeg Mennonites in the Canadian Setting 83
Notes 90

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Copyright Date
1990

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Dewey Decimal Class
289.7/71274

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Open Library
OL16180496M
Internet Archive
MennonitesInWinnipegOCRopt
ISBN 10
0919797962
OCLC/WorldCat
19848110
Library Thing
5632240

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