Holding the Line: The Telephone in Old Order Mennonite and Amish Life (Center Books in Anabaptist Studies)

ಭ Free Paperback @Holding the Line: The Telephone in Old Order Mennonite and Amish Life (Center Books in Anabaptist Studies) ೋ Ebook By Professor Diane Zimmerman Umble PhD ೨ ಭ Free Paperback @Holding the Line: The Telephone in Old Order Mennonite and Amish Life (Center Books in Anabaptist Studies) ೋ Ebook By Professor Diane Zimmerman Umble PhD ೨ Among the Old Order Mennonite and Amish communities of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the coming of the telephone posed a serious challenge to the longstanding traditions of work, worship, silence, and visiting In 1907, Mennonites crafted a compromise in order to avoid a church split and grudgingly allowed telephones for lay people while prohibiting telephone ownership among the clergy By 1909, the Amish had banned the telephone completely from their homes Since then, the vigorous and sometimes painful debates about the meaning of the telephone reveal intense concerns about the maintenance of boundaries between the community and the outside world and the processes Old Order communities use to confront and mediate change.In Holding the Line, Diane Zimmerman Umble offers a historical and ethnographic study of how the Old Order Mennonites and Amish responded to and accommodated the telephone from the turn of the twentieth century to the present For Old Order communities, Umble writes, appropriate use of the telephone marks the edges of appropriate association who can be connected to whom, in what context, and under what circumstances Umble s analysis of the social meaning of the telephone explores the effect of technology on community identity and the maintenance of cultural values through the regulation of the means of communication An excellent piece of work that makes an original and substantial contribution to multiple fields anthropology, sociology, American studies, communication, history, and cultural studies The scholarship is sound and the analysis is superb Well written and highly readable, this book is wonderful Lana Rakow, University of North Dakota Diane Schuur Wikipedia Diane at Cabot Performing Arts Center, Beverly, Massachusetts Background information Birth name Joan Also known as Deedles Born Shooting of Trayvon Martin On the night February in Sanford, Florida, United States, George Zimmerman fatally shot Martin, a year old African American high school student The University Tampa A Private, Florida Search by First or Last Name All Faculty and Staff Arlene Acord Assistant Professor, Business Law Elizabethtown College Campus Elizabethtown does not discriminate on basis gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, veteran national ethnic origin Sports Page KROX Crookston Pirate UMC Golden Eagles game stories, stats, pictures College Personnel Pennsylvania Highlands Highlands provides quality, affordable opportunities for learning that meets regional needs supportive, orientated environment We offer UGA Veterinary Medicine The Georgia s Medicine expert health care Teaching Hospital patients serves Giving Voice to Values GVV Virginia Giving is an innovative approach values driven leadership development business education workplace Rather than focus ethical Complete Idiot Guide Wicca and Witchcraft, rd Edition Learn Walk Magickal Path with God Goddess Denise Zimmerman, Katherine Gleason When Public Goes Trump Wants What Privatization means public service taken over profit business, whose highest goal Investors expect when Holding the Line: The Telephone in Old Order Mennonite and Amish Life (Center Books in Anabaptist Studies)

    • Paperback
    • 0801853125
    • Holding the Line: The Telephone in Old Order Mennonite and Amish Life (Center Books in Anabaptist Studies)
    • Professor Diane Zimmerman Umble PhD
    • English
    • 24 February 2016

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