A peculiar mixture : German-language cultures and identities in eighteenth-century North America

"A collection of essays that explore the transatlantic German cultures and identities of the colonial period"--Provided by publisher.

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Contributors: Stiever, Scheidin
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2013.
Series:Max Kade German-American Research Institu
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Table of Contents:
  • Rethinking the significance of the 1709 mass migration / Marianne S. Wokeck
  • Information brokers and mediators : the role of diplomats in the migrations of German-speaking people, 1709-1711 / Rosalind J. Beiler
  • The Palatine immigrants of 1710 and the Native Americans / Philip Otterness
  • Of dwelling houses, painted chests, and stove plates : what material culture tells us about the Palatines in early New York / Cynthia G. Falk
  • (Re)discovering the German-language literature of colonial America / Patrick M. Erben
  • "Runs, creeks, and rivers join" : the correspondence network of Gotthilf Henry Ernst Mühlenberg / Matthias Schönhofer
  • Divergent paths : processes of identity formation among German speakers, 1730-1760 / Marie Basile McDaniel
  • Defining the limits of American liberty : Pennsylvania's German peace churches during the Revolution / Jan Stievermann
  • Pennsylvania German Taufscheine and revolutionary America : cultural history and interpreting identity / Lia