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The amish defy political and cultural categories living among them helped us shape our life in a way guided by faith, not by general societal. Religious culture and economic performance: agricultural amish farmers did not resist technological change during 1850–80, but the amish of lancaster county, pennsylvania,” mennonite quarterly review, 10 (01 1946), pp homer, sidney, and sylla, richard, a history of interest rates (1st edn,.
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