Stock Image

Between Memory and Reality: Family and Community in Rural Wisconsin, 1870-1970

Pederson, Jane Marie

6 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0299132803 / ISBN 13: 9780299132804
Published by Univ of Wisconsin Pr, Madison, WI, 1992
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Nealsbooks (Menominee, MI, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since July 9, 2002

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 19.98 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Pages are clean and unmarked. Cover corners and edges are unmarred. Binding is tight. 314pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 033978

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Between Memory and Reality: Family and ...

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr, Madison, WI

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

About this title

Synopsis:

Jane Marie Pederson examines the social history of two neighbouring rural communities, Lincoln and Pigeon, in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Building upon Merle Curti's classic work of social history set in the same country, "The Making of an American Community", she shows how distinct local ethnic cultures "between memory and reality" were established as communities changed and settled over the course of a century. She demonstrates the dynamic process of change Lincoln and Pigeon experienced as each created its own distinct community and culture from a variety of sources. These rural ethnic cultures were sustained into the second half of the 20th century by rural women and men who actively shaped their own political economy, institutions, and mentality out of their memories of earlier traditions and from the opportunities and challenges of the rural American environment. Pederson pays particular attention to gender as a category of analysis, tracing the adaptation of traditional peasant courtship patterns and social rituals into the contemporary pattern of culture, work and community.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Welcome to our store! Our store is located in our home in Menominee, Michigan, on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Since we are a relatively small operation, we strive to give the best of service and count all of our customers as friends. Books are added on a regular basis (nearly daily)so there is always something new and fresh in our inventory.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Credit card through ABE BOOKS. Personal check, PayPal or money orders also accepted (Book will be sent when check or money order is received). Customer satisfaction is guaranteed. BOGO - Phone for info.
Name of Business: Nealsbooks (a Husband/Wife entity)
Address: 1721 16th Street
Menominee, Michigan, 49858, USA
E-Mail address: ngregersen@new.rr.com
Phone number: 1-906-863-4188
Account number: 20-1072407
Authorized Representative: F. Neal Gregersen


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal