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Internet references:

In spite of their limited use of electricity, the Amish do have some Internet sites. There are also Mennonite sites which contain Amish material:

bullet"Mennonite Connections on the WWW" has a number of Amish links at: http://www-personal.umich.edu/

bulletThe Plain People is a Web site maintained by the Pennsylvania Dutch Country Welcome Center which describes the Amish, the Mennonites, the Brethren, and the other "Plain People" near Lancaster PA. See: http://padutch.welcome.com/ They have a FAQ at http://padutch.welcome.com/
bulletThe Mennonite Information Center supplies information on both Amish and Mennonites. Their address is: 2209 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602-1494, USA.

bulletAn essay: "Background Dynamics of the Amish Movement" is at: http://www.goshen.edu/

bulletThe National Committee For Amish Religious Freedom promotes religious freedom for the Amish. See: http://holycrosslivonia.org/

bulletChris Armstrong, "Knock, knock. Who's there? The Amish," an essay by Christian History is at: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ It looks at the movement from a conservative Christian historian's point of view.

bulletJames J. Hoorman, "Amish & Mennonite Culture History," at: http://www.clark-cty-wi.org/

bulletAmish Country Cooking shows many recipes from Amish women, along with a section about the Amish and their lives. See: http://www.amishcountrycooking.com

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Photo galleries and computer screen saver:

bulletBill Coleman has photographed the Amish over three decades. His photos show "a sensitivity to, and a genuine enthusiasm for, the gestures and character of the Amish people." He provides a one week free screensaver trial. See: http://www.amishphoto.com/

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Books and a video about the Amish:

bulletBaker & Taylor Video, "Multicultural Peoples: The Amish," Multicultural Peoples of North America Video Series," (1993).

bulletJan Folsom, The Amish: Images of a Tradition, Stackpole Books (1995)

bulletRuth Irene Garrett with Rick Farrant, "Crossing Over: One woman's escape from Amish life," HarperSanFrancisco, (2003)

bulletMerle & Phillis Good, 20 Most Asked Questions About the Amish and Mennonites, (People's Place Book, No 1), Good Books (1995).

bulletJohn A. Hostetler:

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"Amish Roots : A Treasury of History, Wisdom, and Lore, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (1992).

bullet"Amish Society, Fourth Edition," Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (1993).

bulletDonald B. Kraybill:

bullet"The Amish and the State," Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (1993).

bullet "The Riddle of Amish Culture, Revised Edition," Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (2001)

bulletDonald B. Kraybill & Steven M. Nolt, Amish Enterprise : From Plows to Profits, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (1995)

bulletDonald B. Kraybill & Marc Alan Olshan, The Amish Struggle With Modernity, Univ. Press of New England, (1994)

bulletJ Gordon Melton, "The Encyclopedia of American Religions," Triumph Books, (1991), Pages 49 to 60 and 311 to 312.

bulletLucian Niemeyer, Old Order Amish: Their Enduring Way of Life, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (1996)

bulletSteven M. Nolt, A History of the Amish, Good Books, (1992)

bulletTheresa Phillips, "Leaving Lancaster County," Holy Fire Publishing (2004)

bulletDonovan E. Smucker, Sociology of Canadian Mennonites, Hutterites and Amish: A Bibliography With Annotations, Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, (1977)

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Other items:

bulletCentral Market, Inc. has a catalog of Amish craft items and food items. See: http://www.centralmarket.org/page_cat.htm

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You can safely order these, and other, books on the Amish faith and culture from the online bookstore of Amazon.com.

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