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Manufacturing Mennonites : work and religion in post-war Manitoba

Author: Janis Thiessen
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Canadian social history series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Complemented with interviews with workers, managers, and business owners, Manufacturing Mennonites pioneers two important new trajectories for scholarship - how religion can affect business history, and how class relations have influenced religious history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thiessen, Janis, 1971-
Manufacturing Mennonites
(DLC) 2012533765
(OCoLC)816826418
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janis Thiessen
ISBN: 9781442660595 1442660597 9781442690332 144269033X
OCLC Number: 868068828
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 pages, 5 unnumbered pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The Mennonite intellectual elite : yieldedness, non-resistance, and neighbourly love --
The Mennonite workplace : Loewen Windows, Friesen Printers, and Palliser Furniture --
Mennonite corporate mythology : the 'reflections' campaign --
'You had to know everything ; otherwise, you weren't fit' : worker experience and identity --
Unequally yoked : Manitoba Mennonites and the Schreyer government --
'No one is always happy with his environment' : union drives and corporate responses.
Series Title: Canadian social history series.
Responsibility: Janis Thiessen.
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