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Author Schwieder, Elmer, 1925-

Title A peculiar people : Iowa's old order Amish : an expanded edition / Elmer Schwieder and Dorothy Schwieder ; with a new essay by Thomas J. Morain.

Publication Info. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2009.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  977.7 SCH    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  977.7 SCH    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st University of Iowa Press ed.
Description xxiii, 188 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Bur oak book
Bur oak book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 178-183) and index.
Contents A peculiar people in a brave new world : Iowa's old order Amish in recent years -- The old order in Iowa -- Origin and growth -- Religious practices -- Economic organization -- Family life -- Mobility and new communities -- The school controversy -- The vital issue : education -- The Beachy Amish -- The plain people in the Midwest.
Subject Amish -- Iowa -- History.
Amish -- Iowa -- Social conditions.
Iowa -- History.
Iowa -- Social conditions.
Added Author Schwieder, Dorothy, 1933-2014.
Morain, Thomas J., 1947-
ISBN 9781587298059 (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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