The Mennonites in Iowa: Gingerich, Melvin

The Mennonites in Iowa

Gingerich, Melvin

Published by The State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1939
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Very nice, clean book, tightly bound with no names or writing. Measures 6-1/2"x9-1/2" with rough cut page edges. Wear is minor at corners and spine bands. Overall well kept. Published tpo celebrate the one hundred anniversary of the arrival of the Mennonites in Iowa. Covers the period before immigration to America -- life in Euroep and the schism from the Amish faith. Also covers the Mennonite communities in various counties, as well as the tenets and practices of the faith, including shunning, church heierarchy, services, missions, marriage and the family, special customs, dress and etitquette, schools and education, and much more. Also includes individudal churches in various parts of the state. 419 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 24710

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Title: The Mennonites in Iowa

Publisher: The State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: First Edition.

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