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Category: Mind Body Spirit -> Women's Studies -> Inventory #25700
Going by the Moon and the Stars : Stories of Two Russian Mennonite Women
Klassen, Pamela E.
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Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Place: Waterloo, ON, Canada
Year: 1994
ISBN: 0889202443
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Tells the stories of two Russian Mennonite women who emigrated to Canada after fleeing from the Soviet Union during World War II. Based on ethnographic interviews with the author the women recount, in their own words, their memories of their wartime struggle and flight, their resettlement in Canada and their journey into old age. Above all, they tell of the overwhelming importance of religion in their lives. Through these remarkable stories Pamela Klassen challenges conventional understandings of religion. The women's voices, intimate and powerful, testify to the importance of religion in the construction of personal history, as well as to its oppressive and liberating potential. Going by the Moon and the Stars will be of great value to all those interested in the Mennonites and Mennonite history, religion, women's studies, ethnic studies and life history.151pp.
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