German-American Immigration and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective
by Walter Kamphoefner;Wolfgang Helbich (9780924119187)

German-American Immigration and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective
 
Walter Kamphoefner;Wolfgang Helbich
Release Date: 09 July 2004
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 450
Categories: Emigration & Immigration
Ethnic Studies
ISBN: 9780924119187
ISBN-10: 0924119187



Making comparisons is central to the study of immigration and ethnicity because these fields by their very nature examine patterns of contact and interaction among different groups. By adopting a comparative approach, historians can test traditional stereotypes about various immigrant populations, pointing out the defining characteristics of these groups and explaining why certain cultural patterns persist while others disappear. The essays in this volume include studies on the similarities and differences among German Catholics and other Catholic groups in America, the political activities of nineteenth-century German and Irish immigrants, and German-American responses to the differing policies of the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany.
Distributed for the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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