Young Center Books—
Johns Hopkins University Press
Young Center Books in Anabaptist and
Pietist Studies are published by Johns Hopkins University Press in
Baltimore, Maryland. As series editor, Kraybill guides the acquisition and development process for new manuscripts.
He solicits and screens
those that are fitting for
the series, assists authors in refining and organizing their manuscripts
and preparing them for review and publication, and provides the press
with evaluations and assessment of manuscripts.
Johns Hopkins University
Press, the oldest university press in the nation, was founded in 1878
and is one of the world's largest and most respected university presses.
JHUP publishes 58 scholarly periodicals and approximately 250 new books
For a description
of the scope of the series, see the
overview [pdf]. For a description of
the acquisition process, see the
acquisition document [pdf].
Twelve books in the Young Center series have been published so far: Train Up a Child: Old Order Amish and Mennonite Schools by Karen Johnson-Weiner; Growing
Up Amish: The Teenage Years by Richard Stevick;
Diversity: Amish Cultures and Identities by Steven M. Nolt and Thomas Meyers;
Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War by James O.
Lehman and Steven M. Nolt;
The Amish and the Media edited by Diane Zimmerman Umble and David L. Weaver-Zercher; Mennonites in Early Modern Poland and Prussia by Peter J. Klassen;
An Amish Paradox: Diversity and Change in the World's Largest Amish
Community by Charles E. Hurst and David L. McConnell;
The Hutterites in North America by Rod Janzen and Max Stanton;
Daily Demonstrators: The Civil Rights Movement in Mennonite Homes and Sanctuaries by Tobin Miller Shearer;
Selling the Amish: The Tourism of Nostalgia by Susan L. Trollinger;
Introduction to German Pietism by Douglas H. Shantz; and
Thrill of the Chaste: The Allure of Amish Romance Novels by Valerie Weaver-Zercher.