Film, Video The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch
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- The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch
- The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and Brethren--and the much large world of the Lutheran and Recorded churches of the German and Swiss Reformates. Yoder illustrates the differences between these two cultural patterns with slides and ethnographic commentary.
- Library of Congress
- American Folklife Center, sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2011-05-05.
- - Biography, History
- - Culture, Performing Arts
- - Religion
- - Cities, Towns
- - Culture, Folklife
- - Immigration, American Expansion
- - Classification: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation.
- - Classification: History: America.
- - Classification: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion.
- - Classification: Social Sciences.
- - Don Yoder.
- - Recorded on 2011-05-05.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-05, 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688665/.
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Library Of Congress & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2011) The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-05. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688665/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-05, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688665/>.