Becoming German The 1709 Palatine Migration to New York

ISBN-10: 0801473446

ISBN-13: 9780801473449

Edition: 2007

Authors: Philip Otterness
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Description: Becoming German tells the intriguing story of the largest and earliest mass movement of German-speaking immigrants to America. The so-called Palatine migration of 1709 began in the western part of the Holy Roman Empire, where perhaps as many as thirty tho

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 12/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Philip Otterness is Professor of History and Political Science at Warren Wilson College.

List of Maps and Illustrations
Quotations and Dates
"A Particularly Deceptive Spirit": The German Southwest, 1709
"The Poor Palatine Refugees": London, Spring-Summer 1709
"A Parcel of Vagabonds": London, Summer-Winter 1709
"A Deplorable Sickly Condition": New York City, 1710
"They Will Not Listen to Tar Making": The Hudson Valley, 1710-1712
"The Promis'd Land": The Schoharie Valley, 1712-1722
"A Nation Which Is Neither French, Nor English, Nor Indian": The Mohawk Valley, 1723-1757
Database of the 1709 Emigrants
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