Lady voices are infrequent within the historic checklist of the Mennonites. however, Mennonite ladies have been influential in shaping Mennonite and Canadian society. Mennonite girls in Canada, the 1st accomplished historical past of Mennonite ladies, strains their position during the last 200 years. Marlene Epp explores women's roles in the contexts of immigration, kin, church lifestyles, paintings, schooling, and social existence. evaluating how Mennonites dictate women's position inside society with how girls really behave, Epp unearths a contradiction among behavioral beliefs and practicalities. additionally, women's responses to dictates approximately their right position fluctuate commonly, unsettling a transparent delineation in their roles. utilizing diaries, oral histories, genealogies, and memoirs, Epp offers a desirable tale of Canadian Mennonite girls that merits to be learn through men and women all over.
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