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Amish Society [John A. Hostetler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Highly acclaimed in previous editions, this classic work by John . amish society [john a. hostetler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Amish Society has ratings and 23 reviews. Melanie said: What this book doesn’t cover about the Amish isn’t worth knowing. I have never read a book wi.

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Yet most visitors, misled by stereotypes and commercial attractions, do not have the opportunity to understand the Amish as they really are.

John A. Hostetler

Amish Society John A. He received his Ph. The book is interesting and easy to read and comprehend. Amish Society by John A. History of the Amish: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. There is very little from our current era. Caroline Graham rated it it was amazing Apr 28, A very good read and an eye opener to these “plain people”. I am putting this one off for a little bit, as I’m going to begin reading the Anita Shreve book and I may be in over my head.

To ask other readers questions about Amish Societyplease sign up. Amish communities are growing in number and acceptance today. Monks do the same thing, more or less.

I read this book for research purposes, as such it is a good textbook. Read more Read less. Hostetler is author of the best-selling Amish Society and the widely acclaimed Hutterite Society, both available from Johns Hopkins.

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In this fourth edition of Amish Society Hostetler takes the reader inside Amish culture and explains Highly acclaimed in previous editions—with more than 85, copies in print— 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. Aug 01, Rose rated it really liked it. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


Ordered this book for my dad. The study was funded by the U. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Hsotetler is a very intriguing society.

All in all a good read. Their fight to keep what they believe in as a way of life is awe inspiring.

At the Amish Tricentennial Conference at Elizabethtown Hoostetler inHostetler was recognized and presented with a festschriftThe Amish and the State Johns Hopkins, which honored his scholarly contributions.

Through publication and contact with the public media, Hostetler served as the leading national interpreter of Amish and Hutterite communities throughout the last half of the twentieth century. So began my interest and study of the Amish people.

That hoostetler, since Amish society tends to be somewhat static, that is, change happens at the pace the congregation sings one of their hymns at church, John A. In depth no nonsense review of the Amish Society from European immigration to present day. One of his most enduring accomplishments was his ability to nurture and maintain the trust of leaders and members of Old Order communities. The Discourse with Survival. Government and the Amish. Get to Know Us. But there is a curious kind of wisdom to their extraordinary technological conservatism–they live out perfectly what it is to withdraw from the world as much as possible.

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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. Utilizing a religious exemption from active duty, Hostetler, as a conscientious objectorwas assigned to Civilian Public Service in several locations.

Review “The definitive book on one of America’s most misunderstood communities. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. 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. It also offers the reader a very gracious, very real portrayal of the Amish that, thankfully, dispels many of the traditional misconceptions about these kind and earnest people.


JHU Press- Religion – pages. Given that this was published init has to be rather out of date, though I’d think less so for the Amish than for most groups, given their great resistance to change.

Most of the research deals with the roots of the Amish movement and its development before the 21st century. This book was very informative and intriguing to me. Join the monastery and see the world, was the slogan and that did have several meanings. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

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Amish Society by John A. Hostetler

Getting to know and understand the customs of our neighbors was important to me and this book was wonderful with its detailed information. My one quibble is that it’s a little rambling and repetitive. The Birth of Amtsh Society. This ajish still the most respected volume ever written on Amish Society. It was my textbook when I was editing our magazine, “Heritage Country.