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Author Kraybill, Donald B.
Title The Amish / Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, and Steven M. Nolt.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2013.
ISBN 9781421409146 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1421409143 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781421409153 (electronic)
1421409151 (electronic)
OCLC No. 810329297
2012035333
810329297
Description xvi, 500 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Note "The companion to American Experience PBS"--Jacket.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-485) and index.
Contents Roots. Who are the Amish? ; European origins ; The story in America -- Cultural context. Religious roots ; Sacred rituals ; The Amish way ; Symbols and identity -- social organization. Diverse affiliations ; Population patterns ; Community organization ; Gender and family ; From Rumspringa to marriage ; Social ties and community rhythms ; Education -- External ties. Agriculture ; Business ; Technology ; Health and healing ; Government and civic relations ; The Amish in print ; Tourism and media -- The future. Pursuits of happiness -- Appendix A. Related groups : Mennonites, Brethren, Hutterites -- Appendix B. Key events in Amish history.
Author Kraybill, Donald B.
Subject Amish -- Social life and customs.
Amish -- History.
Other Author Johnson-Weiner, Karen.
Nolt, Steven M., 1968-

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