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Amish roots : a treasury of history, wisdom, and lore

Author: John A Hostetler
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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Offers an anthology of letters, journal entries, poems, stories, and bits of family lore that give a view of Amish life from colonial times to the present.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Hostetler
ISBN: 0801844029 9780801844027 0801837693 9780801837692
OCLC Number: 27974558
Description: xv, 319 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: edited by John A. Hostetler.

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Offers an anthology of letters, journal entries, poems, stories, and bits of family lore that give a view of Amish life from colonial times to the present.

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"Less accessible than perhaps any other American subculture, the Amish reveal themselves only in fleeting glimpses to the 'English,' as they refer to outsiders. That is why former Temple professor Read more...

 
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