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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Amish -- United States -- Social life and customs,
  • Amish -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn A. Hostetler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.M45 H63 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 414 p. :
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4419582M
ISBN 100801823331, 080182334X
LC Control Number79023823

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