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The Amish : a concise introduction

Author: Steven M Nolt
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
Series: Young Center books in Anabaptist & Pietist studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There seems to be no end to our fascination with the Amish, a religious minority that has both placed itself outside the mainstream of American culture and flourished within it. Yet most people know very little about the nuanced relationship the Amish have with society or their own communities. Drawing on more than twenty years of fieldwork and collaborative research, Steven M. Nolt's The Amish: A Concise  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nolt, Steven M., 1968-
Amish.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015028198
(OCoLC)916408511
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Nolt
ISBN: 9781421419565 1421419564 9781421419572 1421419572
OCLC Number: 1055359010
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (141 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Meet the Amish --
Amish roots --
Living the old order --
Community and church --
Rumspringa : Amish gone wild? --
Family and schooling --
Work and technology --
The Amish and their neighbors --
Amish images in modern America.
Series Title: Young Center books in Anabaptist & Pietist studies.
Responsibility: Steven M. Nolt.

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Authoritative, informative, and illustrated, this guide provides a vivid introduction to a way of life many find fascinating but few truly understand.  Read more...

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There is much to learn (and unlearn) about Amish life; this book is the best place to start. * Pennsylvania Heritage * The Amish: A Concise Introduction is a highly useful book that presents the Read more...

 
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