A Peculiar People: Iowa's Old Order Amish

 
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Schwieder, Elmer & Dorothy Schwieder
Published by Iowa State University Press (c. 1975) 1977, Ames Iowa (1975)
ISBN 10: 0813791952 ISBN 13: 9780813791951
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Book Description Iowa State University Press (c. 1975) 1977, Ames Iowa, 1975. Hardcover; Third Printing. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Ex-library with call label on DJ's spine. Library stamps on ffep . The DJ, which is protected by clear plastic, is/was taped to the covers. Other than tape marks, the binding is clean and sound, with minor bottom edge wear. Bfep is missing. 1" tear at gutter of the back flyeaf. Contents are clean and unmarked. Minor wear and soil on the complete dust jacket. ; Blue boards, black lettering. Notes. Bibliography. Index. B/w photos, a few line maps. SOCIOLOGY. Iowa's Old Order Amish Mennonites endure as the state's most distinctive religious minority. This is an engaging book about how and why this utopian society has succeeded. Described in detail are the Amish social life and customs, religious services, methods of farming, nationwide communications network, views on education, and medical insurance provisions. This book goes a long way toward explaining and dispelling some of the myths about the Amish and their life-style. Two chapters provide a careful and intimate look at the education dispute that made Iowa's Amish headline material a few years ago. ; 9-1/4" Tall; 188 pages. Seller Inventory # 20815

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