Professor John A. Hostetler Amish Society

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Amish Society

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9780801802829: Amish Society

Highly acclaimed in previous editions, this classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish communities throughout North America.

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This classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect the current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish communities throughout North America. In this fourth edition of Amish Society Hostetler takes the reader inside Amish culture and explains the nature of Amish religious beliefs and ceremonies, community and family life, tensions with worldly values, and interactions with outsiders. He offers updated information on a variety of topics, including Amish population trends, land use and farming practices, and relations with the state.

About the Author:

John A. Hostetler is editor of Amish Roots and author of the widely acclaimed Hutterite Society, both available from Johns Hopkins. Raised in the Amish faith, he is founding director of the Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, and a former professor of anthropology and sociology at Temple University.

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