Amish Education in the United States and Canada
An exceptionally rich and unsentimental portrait of Amish education in North America. Dewalt gives an overview of Amish history and religious practice, and then explores the reasons that the Amish began their schools and some of the struggles they had to endure as a result. The book provides an encompassing description of common teaching styles, curriculum and textbooks as well as detailed classroom glimpses of Amish schools throughout the United States and Canada. Paperback. Rowman & Littlefield, 2006. 218 pages.