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Amish

"Amish" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An ethnic group with shared religious beliefs in PROTESTANISM. Originating in Switzerland in the late 1600s, and first migrating to the mid-Atlantic, they now live throughout Eastern and Mid-Western United States and elsewhere. Communities are usually close-knit and marriage is within the community.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amish" by people in this website by year, and whether "Amish" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2012 and 2014 and 2018
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