The German-American by George Meyer

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Published by Hake & Stirn Prtg. Co. in Milwaukee [Wis.] .

Written in English

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  • Germans -- United States -- History,
  • German Americans -- History

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Other titlesGerman-Americans.
Statementby Geo. Meyer.
LC ClassificationsE184.G3 M6
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6915411M
LC Control Number02009858

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The revival of German heritage and the renaissance of German-American ethnicity since the s is surveyed, along with recent events, including the impact of German unification and the author also analyzes German-American influences on agriculture, industry, religion, education, music, art, architecture, politics, military service, journalism, literature, and Cited by: The German-American Paperback – Decem by George Meyer (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: George Meyer.

The German-American Answer Book (Ethnic Answer Books) Library Binding – December 1, by Ellen Shnidman (Author)Author: Ellen Shnidman, Sandra Stotsky, Reed Ueda. The German-American Experience. Representing one-fourth of the population, German-Americans constitute the largest ethnic element, according to the U.S.

Census, with well over 60 million people claiming German heritage/5(15). The German American Family Album traces the growth of that community from the first German to reach the New World in the year (his name was Tyrker and he was a companion of the Scandinavian seafarer Leif Eriksson) to the 7 million German Americans in this country today.

In their own words--from diary entries, letters, interviews, and personal reflections--and with 5/5(4). Written in a chatty style, this book is a combination of remembrances of family members and their letters. I expected there to be more detail about the challenges of being German-American during WWII, but any of that information seems incidental.3/5(1).

- The United States and Germany celebrated the German-American Tricentennial, marking the th anniversary of German immigration to Pennsylvania.

- German-American Day was established by Congressional resolution and presidential proclamation. - According to the Bureau of the Census.

German-American societies abound, By the late 19th century, the Germania Publishing Company was established in Milwaukee, a publisher of books, magazines, and newspapers in German. "Germania" was the common term for German American neighborhoods and.

Partly for that reason, when the United States did enter the war, German-Americans came under intense, and often violent, scrutiny, especially after the revelation of an ill-conceived German plan for Mexico to invade the United States.

There had long been doubts about the loyalty of German-Americans. Even though large bookstores have for the most part shut down in America there are still many independent bookstores.

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While Germans, the largest immigration group in the United States, contributed to the shaping of American society and left their mark on many areas from religion and education to food, farming, political and intellectual life, Americans have been instrumental in shaping German democracy after World War II.

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The transfer of artistic, intellectual, and pedagogical concepts from one cultural context to another is a process of transformation and integration.

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After aboutmillions of German-speaking immigrants arrived in this country, a migration which has significantly shaped contemporary American life and culture.

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