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New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Karen Johnson-Weiner


Tracing Amish settlement in New York from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first century, this book draws on more than thirty years of participant-observation, interviews, and archival research to introduce the Amish to their non-Amish neighbors. In the last decade, New York State has had the fastest-growing Amish population, and this book highlights the diversity of Amish settlement there and the contribution of New York's Amish to the state's rich cultural heritage. This second edition updates settlement areas to acknowledge recently established communities and to demonstrate the impact ... More

Keywords: Amish settlement, New York State, Amish population, cultural heritage, migration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781501707605
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Johnson-Weiner, author
State University of New York, Potsdam