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Growing up Amish : the teenage years

Author: Richard A Stevick
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Series: Young Center books in Anabaptist & Pietist studies.
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Stevick, Richard A., 1939-
Growing up Amish.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608381810
Online version:
Stevick, Richard A., 1939-
Growing up Amish.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608814036
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Stevick
ISBN: 9780801885679 0801885671
OCLC Number: 70823041
Description: xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
ch. 1. Amish life : plain and perplexing --
ch. 2. Socialization : passing on the faith --
ch. 3. Adolescence : testing an Amish identity --
ch. 4. Schooling : read'n, writ'n, and learning the basics --
ch. 5. Parenting : holding on and letting go --
ch. 6. Teen culture : working hard and having fun --
ch. 7. Singings : socializing and stepping out --
ch. 8. Rumspringa : the running-around years --
ch. 9. Courtship : finding a mate --
ch. 10. Weddings : high times in plain places --
ch. 11. The future : keeping faith and coming home --
Appendix : German word usage --
Notes --
Selected references --
Index.
Series Title: Young Center books in Anabaptist & Pietist studies.
Responsibility: Richard A. Stevick.
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Nearly 90 percent of those who grow up Amish choose the Amish way. This study of Amish adolescence offers an account of the social forces and rituals - including Rumspringa - that contribute to this  Read more...

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In Stevick's engaging narrative, he profiles the religious foundation of the Amish, its history, culture and schooling, the Amish at work and play, the tradition of weekly singing, and dating and Read more...

 
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