The Old German Baptist Brethren [electronic resource] : faith, farming, and change in the Virginia Blue Ridge / Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
- Thompson, Charles D., Jr. (Charles Dillard), 1956-
- Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, c2006.
- Physical Description:
- xxxvi, 219 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
- Restrictions on Access:
- License restrictions may limit access.
- Introduction: Nonresistance and change -- Part I : saints in the wilderness -- The ancient order -- The Carolina Road -- Part II : wilderness no more -- Raising citizens -- Community-based agriculture -- Adversity and perseverance -- Membership -- Hope -- Epilogue : they go quietly.
- Old German Baptist Brethren—Virginia—Franklin County—History
- Old German Baptist Brethren—Virginia—Franklin County—Interviews
- German Americans—Virginia—Franklin County—History
- Brethren (Brethren churches)—Virginia—Franklin County—Social life and customs
- German Americans—Virginia—Franklin County—Social life and customs
- German Americans—Virginia—Franklin County—Interviews
- Farm life—Virginia—Franklin County
- Franklin County (Va.)—History
- Franklin County (Va.)—Social life and customs
- Franklin County (Va.)—Religious life and customs
- 9780252031038 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252031032 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252073434 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252073436 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-212) and index.
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