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Kraybill, Donald B
The Amish / Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, and Steven M. Nolt
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2013
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 3rd Floor  E184.M45 K725 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Amish -- Social life and customs
Amish -- History
Physical Description xvi, 500 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Note "The companion to American Experience PBS"--Jacket
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
Alternate Author Johnson-Weiner, Karen
Nolt, Steven M., 1968-

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