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A biography of 19th century Mennonite entrepreneur, Jacob Y. Shantz. He lived in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario, Canada. He became wealthy manufacturing buttons, but is best known for his assistance to Mennonites immigrating to Manitoba from Russia in the 1870s.

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Vicarious pioneer
the life of Jacob Y. Shantz
Samuel J. Steiner.

Published 1988 by Hyperion Press in Winnipeg, Canada .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Prologue 15
1. Son of the Pioneer 19
2. The 1850s--His Father's Farm 28
3. The 1860s--Contractor and Businessman 39
4. The 1870s--Berlin Industrialist 55
5. Canada's Northwest Discovered 64
6. Mennonite Immigration 77
7. The 'Mennonite Loan' 99
8. At Home with the Shantzes 111
9. Revival and the Reformed Mennonites 118
10. The Disastrous Eighties 133
11. Northwest Rediscovered--The Final Decades 148
Appendices
I. Narrative of a Journey to Manitoba 163
II. Testimony to Parliament 181
III. Expressions of Faith--Articles from the Gospel Banner 203

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [210]-216.
Includes index.

Copyright Date
1988

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
289.7/092/4
Library of Congress
BX8143.S45 S74 1988

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
224 p.
Number of pages
224
Dimensions
23 x 15 x 1.5 centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1803700M
ISBN 10
0920534503
LC Control Number
89209209
OCLC/WorldCat
18381141
Library Thing
7812127
Goodreads
4769702

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