The riddle of Amish culture / Donald B. Kraybill

Author(s): Kraybill, Donald B
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Subjects: Amish--United States
Amish--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Rev. ed
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
Series: Center books in Anabaptist studies
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvi, 397 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. The Amish Story 1
2. The Quiltwork of Amish Culture 27
3. Symbols of Integration and Separation 54
4. The Social Architecture of Amish Society 80
5. Rites of Redemption and Purification 111
6. Auctions, Frolics, and Gangs 142
7. Passing on the Faith 161
8. The Riddles of Technology 188
9. Harnessing the Power of Progress 213
10. The Transformation of Amish Work 238
11. Managing Public Relations 268
12. Regulating Social Change 295
13. Exploring Our Common Riddles 319
App. A: Research Procedures 333
App. B. Old Order Amish Lancaster Country Settlement Population Estimates, 1880-2010 335
App. C. Estimated Amish Population by State and Province in North America 336
App. D. Settlements Originating from the Lancaster County Settlement, 1940-2000 337
App. E. Scripture Texts for Amish Church Services in the Lancaster Settlement 339
Notes 341
Select References 369
Index 391
Notes: LCCN: 00013054
ISBN: 0801867711 (acid-free paper)
ISBN: 080186772X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
"Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Harrisonburg, Virginia"--Ser. t.p
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-390) and index
OCLC Number: 45636707
ISBN/ISSN: 0801867711