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Author Kraybill, Donald B.

Title Amish enterprise : from plows to profits / Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1995]
©1995

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Description xiv, 300 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The Cultural Context. 1. The Roots of Amish Life -- Pt. 2. Cultural Resources for Entrepreneurship. 2. From Plows to Profits. 3. A Profile of Amish Enterprises. 4. Homespun Entrepreneurs. 5. Labor and Human Resources -- Pt. 3. Cultural Constraints on Entrepreneurship. 6. The Moral Boundaries of Business. 7. Taming the Power of Technology. 8. Small-Scale Limitations -- Pt. 4. The Public Face of Amish Enterprise. 9. Promotion and Professional Networks. 10. Coping with Litigation and Liability. 11. Negotiating with Caesar. 12. Failure and Success -- Pt. 5. The Transformation of Amish Society. 13. The Fate of a Traditional People
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-292) and index
Subject Amish -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster Co -- History -- 20th century
Amish -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History -- 20th century.
Economics -- Religious aspects -- Amish -- History of doctrines -- 20th century
Lancaster County (Pa.) -- Church history -- 20th century.
Lancaster County (Pa.) -- Economic conditions.
Author Nolt, Steven M., 1968-
LC no. 95001433
ISBN 0801850622 (alk. paper)
0801850630 (paperback: alk. paper)