A Geography Of The Hutterites In North America

October 1, 2021|
A Geography Of The Hutterites In North America by Simon M. Evans
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A Geography of the Hutterites in North America explores the geographical diffusion of the Hutterite colonies from the "bridgehead" of Dakota Territory in 1874 to the present distribution across North America. Looking further than just maps of location, this book analyzes the relationship between parent and daughter colonies as the Hutterite population continues to grow and examines the role of cultural and demographic forces in determining the diffusion process. Throughout this geographical analysis, Simon M. Evans pays due attention to the Hutterites'' contribution to the cultural landscape of the Canadian Prairies and the American Great Plains, as well as the interactions that the Hutterites have with the land, including their agricultural success.

With over forty years of research and personal interactions with more than a hundred Hutterite colonies, Evans offers a unique insight into the significant role that the Hutterites have in North America, both currently and historically. This study goes beyond the history, life, and culture of this communal brotherhood to present a new geographical analysis that reports on current and ongoing research within the field. The first narrative to be published regarding Hutterites in nearly a decade, A Geography of the Hutterites in North America is a valuable resource for scholars and students alike.
 
Simon M. Evans (1937-2019) was a professor of geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland and a project historian with Parks Canada. He is the author of The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History and Prince Charming Goes West: The Story of the E.P. Ranch and coeditor of Cowboys, Ranchers, and the Cattle Business: Cross-Border Perspec...
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Title:A Geography Of The Hutterites In North America
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:324 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:324 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 in
Published:October 1, 2021
Publisher:Nebraska
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781496225085

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