Amish society

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980 - Social Science - 414 pages
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Highly acclaimed in previous editions, this classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish communities throughout North America.

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User Review  - AnneDenney - LibraryThing

Very insightful, and an interesting/ entertaining read too. If you don't know much about the Amish, this is the book that will give you a good overview into Amish history as well as their lifestyle and beliefs. Read full review

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User Review  - neferset - LibraryThing

The author grew up in an Old Order Amish family, so he is something of an authority in a personal sense. It covers just about every aspect of their lives as well as their origins and their struggles to preserve their way of life. Read full review

Contents

Models for Understanding Amish Society
3
The Birth of Amish Society
25
To America
50
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