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The Resource Germans & Texans : commerce, migration, and culture in the days of the Lone-Star Republic, Walter Struve

Germans & Texans : commerce, migration, and culture in the days of the Lone-Star Republic, Walter Struve

Label
Germans & Texans : commerce, migration, and culture in the days of the Lone-Star Republic
Title
Germans & Texans
Title remainder
commerce, migration, and culture in the days of the Lone-Star Republic
Statement of responsibility
Walter Struve
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Explores the conditions that led nineteenth-century Europeans to establish themselves on the North American frontier, and in particular, tells the story of the more than 10,000 Germans who emigrated to Texas during the brief history of the Republic of Texas (1836-1845)
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F395.G3
LC item number
S7713 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Germans & Texans : commerce, migration, and culture in the days of the Lone-Star Republic, Walter Struve
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-243) and index
Contents
The Lure of an Heirloom: In Place of a Preface -- pt. 1. World of Origin: North Germany in the Biedermeier Era. 1. German Patricians and Merchants in Crisis. 2. The Homeland of the Gieseckes. 3. Bremen and Its Hinterland -- pt. 2. Enmeshment: North Germany and the Americas. 4. The Lure of Mexico, Texas, and the United States. 5. Galveston and Its Hinterland -- pt. 3. World of Destination: Merchants and Immigrants in the Republic of Texas. 6. North German Arrivals. 7. Brazoria. 8. The Many Worlds of the Gieseckes in Texas -- Epilogue: Reflections on Migration -- Appendix 1. Letters from Texas, 1844-1845: The Merchant and Farmer Charles A. Giesecke in Brazoria, Republic of Texas, to His Brother, the Merchant Friedrich Giesecke in Elze, AMT (Subdistrict) Gronau-Poppenburg, Kingdom of Hannover -- Appendix 2. Chart of the Giesecke Family: Some Relationships among the Giesecke, Sander, Basse, and Struve Families
Control code
34320698
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 261 p., [21] p. of plates
Isbn
9780292777019
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96011036
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1996.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Germans & Texans : commerce, migration, and culture in the days of the Lone-Star Republic, Walter Struve
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-243) and index
Contents
The Lure of an Heirloom: In Place of a Preface -- pt. 1. World of Origin: North Germany in the Biedermeier Era. 1. German Patricians and Merchants in Crisis. 2. The Homeland of the Gieseckes. 3. Bremen and Its Hinterland -- pt. 2. Enmeshment: North Germany and the Americas. 4. The Lure of Mexico, Texas, and the United States. 5. Galveston and Its Hinterland -- pt. 3. World of Destination: Merchants and Immigrants in the Republic of Texas. 6. North German Arrivals. 7. Brazoria. 8. The Many Worlds of the Gieseckes in Texas -- Epilogue: Reflections on Migration -- Appendix 1. Letters from Texas, 1844-1845: The Merchant and Farmer Charles A. Giesecke in Brazoria, Republic of Texas, to His Brother, the Merchant Friedrich Giesecke in Elze, AMT (Subdistrict) Gronau-Poppenburg, Kingdom of Hannover -- Appendix 2. Chart of the Giesecke Family: Some Relationships among the Giesecke, Sander, Basse, and Struve Families
Control code
34320698
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 261 p., [21] p. of plates
Isbn
9780292777019
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96011036
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1996.
Other physical details
ill., maps

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