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Royden Loewen

Royden Loewen is Chair of Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg. His books include Family, Church and Market: A Mennonite Community in the Old and New Worlds and From the Inside Out: The Rural World of Mennonite Diarists.

Mennonite Farmers

A Global History of Place and Sustainability

Royden Loewen (Author)

A comparative world-scale environmental history, Mennonite Farmers is a pioneering work that brings faith into conversation with the land in distinctive ways.

Horse-and-Buggy Genius

Listening to Mennonites Contest the Modern World

Royden Loewen (Author)

The history of the twentieth century is one of modernization, a story of old ways being left behind. Many traditionalist Mennonites rejected these changes, especially the automobile, which they regarded as a symbol of pride and individualism. They became known as a “horse-and-buggy” people.

After Identity

Mennonite Writing in North America

Robert Zacharias (Editor), Ervin Beck (Contributor), Di Brandt (Contributor) + others

After Identity: Mennonite Writing in North America offers a cohesive platform for an interdisciplinary reappraisal of Mennonite literature and literary criticism, as well as a reflection of current conversations in the field about Mennonite literary discourse and cultural identity.

Young, Well-Educated, and Adaptable

Chilean Exiles in Ontario and Quebec, 1973-2010

Francis Peddie (Author), Royden Loewen (Series Editor)

Hidden Worlds

Revisiting the Mennonite Migrants of the 1870s

Royden Loewen (Author)

In the 1870s, approximately 18,000 Mennonites migrated from present-day Ukraine to the North American grasslands. In Hidden Worlds, Royden Loewen illuminates the ways they adapted to the New World, including new concepts of social boundary and community, and new strategies of land ownership and legacy.

From the Inside Out

The Rural Worlds of Mennonite Diarists

Royden Loewen (Editor)