Contented among Strangers Rural German-Speaking Women and Their Families in the Nineteenth-Century Midwest

ISBN-10: 0252064720

ISBN-13: 9780252064722

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List price: $33.00
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 2/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Historian Roger Daniels has written numerous books, mostly on immigration history and Japanese-American internment during World War II. He was past president of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and the Immigration History Society. He served as a consultant to the Presidential Commission on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians and on the planning committee for the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island. He has also worked with the National Park Service on historic sites and as a historical consultant for many television programs. As a Fulbright Professor he taught at five universities in Europe and two universities in Canada. His last position was at the University of Cincinnati. Even in retirement, he continues to write, edit, and guest lecture.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
"The Best Household Utensil": Women and Families before Emigration
Arriving, Settling In, and Surviving: Emigration and the Concrete Aspects of Adaptation
Adventure, Alienation, and Adaptation: The Subjective Experiences of Immigrant Life
Strangers in a Strange Land: Women and Their Families in Special Groups
The Rural German-Speakers and Their Descendants: Reflections on Ethnicity in America
App. A. Sources on German-Speaking Immigrant Women and Their Families
App. B. German-Speakers as Immigrants and Midwest Residents: A Statistical Analysis
Notes
Index
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