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Title:
The Amish
Author:
Kraybill, Donald B.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
xvi, 500 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
General Note:
"The companion to American Experience PBS"--Jacket.
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9781421409146
Format :
Book