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Amish society / John A. Hostetler.

3d ed.. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.
ISBN 080182334X, 0801823331

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E184.M45 H63 1980 Available Request
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BX8129.A6 H6 1980 Available Request
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Subjects Amische.
Amish -- Social life and customs.
Amish -- United States -- Social life and customs.
United States.
Description xv, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-401) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary An anthropological study of this cohesive group which prefers to struggle against modern civilization rather than change a traditional way of life.
Contents Models for understanding Amish society -- Birth of Amish society -- To America -- Amish charter -- Community -- Agriculture and subsistence -- Amish family -- Child nurture and training -- Life ceremonies -- Ritual integration of the community -- Symbolism of community and exclusiveness -- Government and the Amish -- Change and fragmentation -- Deviation and vulnerability -- Health and healing -- Backstage Amish life -- Responses to change -- Discourse with survival.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5613442
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hostetler, John A. 1918-2001.
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