German-American immigration and ethnicity in comparative perspective

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  • Creator edited by Wolfgang Helbich and Walter D. Kamphoefner
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Madison, WI : Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, University of Wisconsin, [2004] ©2004
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780924119187, 0924119187
  • OCLC ocm54931555


  • Papers originally presented at a conference at Texas A&M University, Apr. 1997.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Immigrants and the church : German-Americans in comparative perspective / Reinhard R. Doerries -- Community versus separation : a northwest German emigrant settlement region in nineteenth-century Ohio / Anne [Aengenvoort] Höndgen -- The dialectics of ethnic identity : German Jews in Chicago, 1850-1870 / Tobias Brinkmann -- Immigrant religion and the public sphere : the German Catholic milieu in America / Kathleen Neils Conzen -- Prescriptions and perceptions of labor and family among ethnic groups in the nineteenth-century American Middle West / Jon Gjerde -- German-origin settlement and agricultural land use in the twentieth-century Great Plains / Myron Gutmann, Sara Pullum-Pinon, Susan Gonzalez Baker, Ingrid Burke -- German and Irish political engagement : the politics of cultural diversity in an industrial age / Donald DeBats -- German and Irish big city mayors : comparative perspective on ethnic politics / Walter D. Kamphoefner -- Ethnic politicians in congress : German-American congressmen between ethnic group and national government circa 1880 / Willi Paul Adams -- The political and pedagogical in bilingual education : yesterday and today / Paul Fessler -- German-born Union soldiers : motivation, ethnicity, and "Americanization" / Wolfgang Helbich -- Reviving ethnic identity : the foreign office, the Reichswehr, and German Americans during the Weimar Republic / Michael Wala
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