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Title America and the Germans : an Assessment of a Three-Hundred Year History. Volume 1, Immigration, Language, Ethnicity / Joseph McVeigh, Frank Trommler.
Publisher Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Copyright date ©1985



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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- After Three Hundred Years: A Keynote Address in 1983 -- Part I: Immigration -- 1 . German Immigration to Colonial America : Prototype of a Transatlantic Mass Migration -- 2. The Pattern of German Emigration to the United States in the Nineteenth Century -- 3. Organizing German Immigration: The Role of State Authorities in Germany and the United States -- Part II: The Pennsylvania Germans -- 4. The Pennsylvania Germans: Three Centuries of Identity Crisis -- 5. Hyphenated America : The Creation of an Eighteenth-Century German-American Culture -- 6. Image and Counterimage, Tradition and Expectation : The German Immigrants in English Colonial Society in Pennsylvania, 1700 -1765 -- 7. The Plain People: Historical and Modern Perspectives -- 8. Pietism Rejected: A Reinterpretation of Amish Origins -- Part III: Ethnicity and Politics -- 9. German-Americans and the Invention of Ethnicity -- 10. Ethnic Leadership and the German-Americans -- 11. The German-American Immigrants and the Newly Founded Reich -- 12. Whose Celebration? The Centennial of 1876 and German- American Socialist Culture -- 13. German Immigrant Workers In Nineteenth-Century America: Working-Class Culture and Everyday Life in an Urban Industrial Setting -- 14. Images of German Immigrants in the United States and Brazil, 1890 -1918 : Some Comparisons -- Part IV: The German Language -- 15. The German Language In America -- 16. Language-Maintenance Efforts Among German Immigrants and Their Descendants in the United States -- 17. Demographic and Institutional Indicators of German Language Maintenance in the United States, 1960-1980 -- 18. The German Language in America: An Open Forum -- Part V: German-American Literature -- 19. German-American Literature: Some Further Perspectives -- 20. The Challenge of Early German-American Literature -- 21. Radicalism and the "Great Cause": The German-American Serial Novel in the Antebellum Era -- 22. The Representation of America in German Newspapers Before and During the Civil War -- 23. Women of German-American Fiction: Therese Robinson, Mathilde Anneke, and Fernande Richter -- 24. German-American Literature: Critical Comments on the Current State of Ethnic Writing in German and Its Philological Description -- Contributors -- Index
Note In English.
ISBN 9781512808261 (electronic bk.)
1512808261 (electronic bk.)
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Subject German Americans -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany -- Congresses.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt author McVeigh, Joseph.
Trommler, Frank.
Descript 1 online resource : 25 illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Descript text file PDF rda
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- After Three Hundred Years: A Keynote Address in 1983 -- Part I: Immigration -- 1 . German Immigration to Colonial America : Prototype of a Transatlantic Mass Migration -- 2. The Pattern of German Emigration to the United States in the Nineteenth Century -- 3. Organizing German Immigration: The Role of State Authorities in Germany and the United States -- Part II: The Pennsylvania Germans -- 4. The Pennsylvania Germans: Three Centuries of Identity Crisis -- 5. Hyphenated America : The Creation of an Eighteenth-Century German-American Culture -- 6. Image and Counterimage, Tradition and Expectation : The German Immigrants in English Colonial Society in Pennsylvania, 1700 -1765 -- 7. The Plain People: Historical and Modern Perspectives -- 8. Pietism Rejected: A Reinterpretation of Amish Origins -- Part III: Ethnicity and Politics -- 9. German-Americans and the Invention of Ethnicity -- 10. Ethnic Leadership and the German-Americans -- 11. The German-American Immigrants and the Newly Founded Reich -- 12. Whose Celebration? The Centennial of 1876 and German- American Socialist Culture -- 13. German Immigrant Workers In Nineteenth-Century America: Working-Class Culture and Everyday Life in an Urban Industrial Setting -- 14. Images of German Immigrants in the United States and Brazil, 1890 -1918 : Some Comparisons -- Part IV: The German Language -- 15. The German Language In America -- 16. Language-Maintenance Efforts Among German Immigrants and Their Descendants in the United States -- 17. Demographic and Institutional Indicators of German Language Maintenance in the United States, 1960-1980 -- 18. The German Language in America: An Open Forum -- Part V: German-American Literature -- 19. German-American Literature: Some Further Perspectives -- 20. The Challenge of Early German-American Literature -- 21. Radicalism and the "Great Cause": The German-American Serial Novel in the Antebellum Era -- 22. The Representation of America in German Newspapers Before and During the Civil War -- 23. Women of German-American Fiction: Therese Robinson, Mathilde Anneke, and Fernande Richter -- 24. German-American Literature: Critical Comments on the Current State of Ethnic Writing in German and Its Philological Description -- Contributors -- Index
Note In English.
ISBN 9781512808261 (electronic bk.)
1512808261 (electronic bk.)
Standard # 10.9783/9781512808261 doi
Subject German Americans -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany -- Congresses.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt author McVeigh, Joseph.
Trommler, Frank.

Subject German Americans -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany -- Congresses.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Congresses.
Descript 1 online resource : 25 illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Descript text file PDF rda
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- After Three Hundred Years: A Keynote Address in 1983 -- Part I: Immigration -- 1 . German Immigration to Colonial America : Prototype of a Transatlantic Mass Migration -- 2. The Pattern of German Emigration to the United States in the Nineteenth Century -- 3. Organizing German Immigration: The Role of State Authorities in Germany and the United States -- Part II: The Pennsylvania Germans -- 4. The Pennsylvania Germans: Three Centuries of Identity Crisis -- 5. Hyphenated America : The Creation of an Eighteenth-Century German-American Culture -- 6. Image and Counterimage, Tradition and Expectation : The German Immigrants in English Colonial Society in Pennsylvania, 1700 -1765 -- 7. The Plain People: Historical and Modern Perspectives -- 8. Pietism Rejected: A Reinterpretation of Amish Origins -- Part III: Ethnicity and Politics -- 9. German-Americans and the Invention of Ethnicity -- 10. Ethnic Leadership and the German-Americans -- 11. The German-American Immigrants and the Newly Founded Reich -- 12. Whose Celebration? The Centennial of 1876 and German- American Socialist Culture -- 13. German Immigrant Workers In Nineteenth-Century America: Working-Class Culture and Everyday Life in an Urban Industrial Setting -- 14. Images of German Immigrants in the United States and Brazil, 1890 -1918 : Some Comparisons -- Part IV: The German Language -- 15. The German Language In America -- 16. Language-Maintenance Efforts Among German Immigrants and Their Descendants in the United States -- 17. Demographic and Institutional Indicators of German Language Maintenance in the United States, 1960-1980 -- 18. The German Language in America: An Open Forum -- Part V: German-American Literature -- 19. German-American Literature: Some Further Perspectives -- 20. The Challenge of Early German-American Literature -- 21. Radicalism and the "Great Cause": The German-American Serial Novel in the Antebellum Era -- 22. The Representation of America in German Newspapers Before and During the Civil War -- 23. Women of German-American Fiction: Therese Robinson, Mathilde Anneke, and Fernande Richter -- 24. German-American Literature: Critical Comments on the Current State of Ethnic Writing in German and Its Philological Description -- Contributors -- Index
Note In English.
Alt author McVeigh, Joseph.
Trommler, Frank.
ISBN 9781512808261 (electronic bk.)
1512808261 (electronic bk.)
Standard # 10.9783/9781512808261 doi

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