The Amish in the American Imagination


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Enveloped in mystery, Amish culture has remained a captivating topic within mainstream American culture. In this volume, David Weaver-Zercher explores how Americans throughout the 20th century reacted to and interpreted the Amish. Through an examination of a variety of visual and textual sources, Weaver-Zercher explores how diverse groups - ranging from Mennonites to Hollywood producers - represented and understood the Amish.

The Amish in the American Imagination 2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801866814