A history of the Amish

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Good Books, Jan 12, 2004 - History - 379 pages
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User Review  - xuebi - LibraryThing

A detailed history of the Amish, their theology, and their struggles to maintain their unique way of life in modern society. Tries well to be objective, and not romanticise their way of life. Read full review

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History of Amish it is, probably a little more details that I care for. It does job very well. The only small complaint I have is that it's not an objective narrative but rather perspective from the inside of Mennonite/Amish community. I would like somewhat more critical approach. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
2
The Amish in Europe
96
Prosperity and Promise in North America
118
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James O. Lehman is director emeritus of libraries at Eastern Mennonite University and an archivist for the Virginia Mennonite Conference. He is the author of several books, most recently A Century of Grace: In the Community and around the World. Steven M. Nolt is a professor of history at Goshen College and coauthor of Amish Enterprise: From Plows to Profits and Plain Diversity: Amish Cultures and Identities, both published by Johns Hopkins.

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