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Preview — Amish Society by John A. Getting to know and understand the customs of our neighbors was important to me and this book was wonderful with its detailed information.

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Third Edition by Steven M. If you don’t know much about the Amish, this is the book that will give you a good overview into Amish history as well as their lifestyle and beliefs. Jul 30, BHodges rated it liked it. In this fourth edition of However, it served my purpose – I learned what I wanted to learn. Jul 25, Jane rated it really liked it Shelves: After reading Brad Igou’s “The Amish: This is still the most respected volume ever written on Amish Society.


The Birth of Amtsh Society. Office of Education and enlisted numerous consultants and fieldworkers, the latter headed by anthropologist Gertrude Huntington, who lived with some of her family as participating members of an Alberta colony during one summer.

John A. Hostetler

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. The study was funded by the U. I like that they farm and that they don’t learn stuff that’s not practical, but I love to learn about soociety. The Holy Spirit was supposed to be a gift for all to lead us outward, not inward.

Amish Society

Sometimes it was difficult to keep focused, and there was repetition of key points throughout the narrative. I like that they farm an This is a very intriguing society.

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Amish Society by John A. Hostetler

Kinda reminds me of “Big Love” and the polygamists. As a youth he supervised his father’s turkey operation, took courses on poultry raising, and received a poultry-judging license from the American Poultry Association. Write a customer review.

For instance, there is no mention of the “Bikers hostetlr Buggies” scandals of the s, but there are foreshadowings of unseemly relationships with outsiders, and wildness of teenagers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He offers updated information on a variety of topics, including Amish population trends, land use and farming practices, and relations with the state.

Hostetler served as an advisor to two major films: The author is formerly Amish and is a little too apologetic at times; but gostetler in all a good treatment of an interesting subject. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Pages with related products. Language and Speech Names Unpretentious.