Synopses & Reviews
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.
Explains the Amish culture, and the nature of religious beliefs and ceremonies, community and family life, tensions with worldly values, and interactions with outsiders. The book has been updated and expanded to reflect current research on Amish history and culture, as well as new concerns.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-425) and index.