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Amana: The Community Of True Inspiration

Bertha M. H. Shambaugh

""Amana: The Community of True Inspiration"" is a non-fiction book written by Bertha M. H. Shambaugh. The book provides a detailed account of the Amana Colonies, a religious community located in Iowa, USA. The community was founded by German immigrants who were seeking religious freedom and a simpler way of life. The book covers the history of the community, including its founding, growth, and decline. It also explores the community's unique beliefs, practices, and customs, including their communal living arrangements, religious rituals, and economic system. The author draws on a variety of primary sources, including diaries, letters, and official records, to provide a comprehensive and engaging account of this fascinating community. Overall, ""Amana: The Community of True Inspiration"" is an informative and well-researched book that offers a valuable glimpse into a little-known chapter of American history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.00in - 1.44lb
  • EAN: 9781428626874
  • Categories: Inspiration & Personal GrowthReligiousUnited States - State & Local - Midwest(IA,IL,IN,KS,MI,MN,MO