Exiled Among Nations: German and Mennonite Mythologies in a Transnational Age. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Reviews for Exiled Among Nations

Mennonite Life

Mennonite World Review

Book Chapters

“Comparative Narratives: Russlanddeutsch Migration Stories.” In Jenseits der “Volksgruppe”: Neue Perspektiven auf die Russlanddeutschen zwischen Russland, Deutschland und Amerika [Beyond the “Volksgruppe”: New Perspectives on Russian Germans between Russia, Germany, and America]. Edited by Victor Dönninghaus, Jannis Panagiotidis, and Hans-Christian Petersen. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017.

“Diaspora Hermeneutics: Mennonite refugee narratives between the World Wars.” In New Perspectives in Diasporic Experience. Edited by Connie Rapoo, Maria Luisa Coelho, and Zahira Sarwar. Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press, 2014.

Refereed Articles

“Rustic Reich: Nazi Impressions of South America’s German-Speaking Enclaves.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 60, no. 4 (2018): 998-1028.

“A Sort of Homecoming: The Mennonite Refugee Crisis of 1929.” German Studies Review 40, no. 2 (2017): 333-352.

““Every family on their own”?: Iowa’s Mennonite Farm Communities and the 1980s Farm Crisis.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 35 (2017): 75-96.

“‘Our Christian Duty:’ Piety, Politics, and Temperance in Berne, Indiana, 1886-1907.” The Indiana Magazine of History 107, no. 1 (2011): 1-31. Winner of the Thornbrough Prize for best article of 2011.

Book Reviews

Review of Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era. Benjamin W. Goossen, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. For Church History, 2019: 273-275.

Review of Martyrs Mirror: A Social History. David L. Weaver-Zercher. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. For Conrad Grebel Review, 2018: 94-96.

Review of European Mennonites and the Challenge of Modernity over Five Centuries: Contributors, Detractors, and Adapters. Edited by Mark Jantzen, Mary S. Sprunger and John D. Thiesen. North Newton, Kansas: Bethel College, 2016. For Mennonite Quarterly Review, 2017: 283-285.

Other Publications

“E Pluribus Turkey.” In These Times, December 2013.

“Cultivating Transcendence: Art, Worship Music, and the Church.” The Mennonite, December 2011.

Curriculum Vitae

Eicher, Curriculum Vitae, Web (.pdf)