Islands of Deutschtum (Hardcover)

German-Americans in Manchester, New Hampshire and Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1870-1942 (New German-American Studies #11)

By Robert P. McCaffery

Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der W, 9780820433387, 254pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1997

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Description

"Islands of Deutschtum" adds new knowledge to the study of German-Americans. It describes the migration of German textile workers to the textile centers of New England. It describes how they fashioned ethnic communities, which not only survived World War I but lasted into World War II. The classic struggle between ethnic maintenance and Americanization is catalogued.


About the Author

The Author: Robert Paul McCaffery received his Ph.D. in History from the University of New Hampshire. He is currently the Director of Program Development for Continuing Education and Summer Session at the University of New Hampshire.