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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 43 citing The riddle of Amish culture.

The Boundaries of Citizenship: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the ...

Jeff Spinner - Political Science - 1995 - 272 pages
Liberalism has traditionally been equated with protecting the rights of the individual. But how does this protection affect the cultural identity of these individuals? In The ...
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The Age of Insanity: Modernity and Mental Health

John F. Schumaker - Psychology - 2001 - 224 pages
Focuses on the psychological and emotional relationship of individuals impacted by the conditions of modern society.
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Living without electricity

Stephen Scott, Kenneth Pellman - Religion - 1990 - 128 pages
Explains why the Amish do not use most electrical appliances, and tells how they do farm work, light and heat their homes, and entertain themselves
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Utopias and Utopians: An Historical Dictionary

R. C. S. Trahair - Political Science - 1999 - 480 pages
This reference provides more than 600 alphabetically arranged entries about utopian communities and their founders. The entries draw on a wide range of institutions: from ...
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Rumspringa: To Be Or Not to Be Amish

Tom Shachtman - Religion - 2007 - 286 pages
An analysis of Amish youth culture profiles the coming-of-age ritual known as the rumspringa, during which sixteen-year-old Amish adolescents are permitted to venture outside ...
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Fixing Tradition: Joseph W. Yoder, Amish American

Julia Kasdorf - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 280 pages
Joseph Warren Yoder was born 22 September 1872 in Belleville, Pennsylvania. His parents were Christian Z. Yoder and Rosanna McGonegal. He married Emily Lane in 1932. He was a ...
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A Thousand Pieces of Paradise: Landscape and Property in the Kickapoo Valley

Lynne Heasley - History - 2005 - 279 pages
A Thousand Pieces of Paradise is an ecological history of property and a cultural history of rural ecosystems set in one of the Midwest’s most historically significant regions ...
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Amish Home

Raymond Bial - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 40 pages
Text and photographs depict the way of life of the Amish.
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An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community

Fred E. Jandt - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 444 pages
In this Fifth Edition, author Fred E. Jandt once again sparks student interest in this ever-changing field with an easy-to-read, highly accessible and exciting introduction to ...
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