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The Amish [Paperback]

By John A. Hostetler (Author)
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The author explains the views and lifestyles of the Amish under such headings as preaching services, family and community, Amish economy, language, fold art and beauty, courting, becoming adults, weddings, leisure, medieval music, bonnets, and broadbrims, horse and buggy travel, farm and kitchen, stress and change, Amish knowledge, and hope for the future. Updated text and photos for the 1990's.

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John A. Hostetler explains the views and lifestyles of the Amish under such headings as preaching services, family and community, Amish economy, language, folk art and beauty, courting, becoming adults, weddings, leisure, medieval music, bonnets and broad-brims, horse and buggy travel, farm and kitchen, stress and change, Amish knowledge, and hope for the future.

Over 705,000 copies of earlier editions of this booklet have been sold. Now this completely revised edition maintains the qualities which have made The Amish popular for a generation while updating the text and photos for the 1990s.

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Item Specifications...


Studio: Herald Press
Pages   40
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   0.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2004
Publisher   Herald Press
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0836136926  
ISBN13  9780836136920  


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More About John A. Hostetler


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! John A. Hostetler is emeritus professor of sociology and anthropology at Temple University and the former director of the Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College. Widely known for his publications and research on minority religious groups in the United States and Canada, he is the author of Amish Society and editor of Amish Roots: A Treasury of History, Wisdom, and Lore, both available in paperback from Johns Hopkins.

John A. Hostetler was born in 1918.

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1Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States
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wonderfulgut  Jul 10, 1999
im amish and this is the best and the most truthful book eve
 

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