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The Germans of Charleston, Richmond and New Orleans During the Civil War Period, 1850-1870
Language: en
Pages: 442
Authors: Andrea Mehrländer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This book is the first monograph on the role of the German population minority in the southern states in the American Civil War. It points out that Germans were quite involved in the fighting and, for the most part, had a positive attitude towards slavery. A comparative analysis presents the
The Germans of Charleston, Richmond and New Orleans during the Civil War Period, 1850-1870
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Andrea Mehrländer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-26 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Dieser Titel ist die erste Monographie zur Rolle der deutschen Bevölkerungsminderheit in den Südstaaten im Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg. Sie stellt heraus, dass die Deutschen durchaus an den Kämpfen beteiligt waren und der Sklaverei weitgehend positiv gegenüber standen. In einer vergleichenden Analyse werden die deutschen Milizen, Wortführer, Konsuln, Blockadebrecher und Unternehmer der
Migrants and the Making of the Urban-Maritime World
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Christina Reimann, Martin Öhman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume explores the mutually transformative relations between migrants and port cities. Throughout the ages of sail and steam, port cities served as nodes of long-distance transmissions and exchanges. Commercial goods, people, animals, seeds, bacteria and viruses; technological and scientific knowledge and fashions all arrived in, and moved through, these
The U.S. South and Europe
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Cornelis A. van Minnen, Manfred Berg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-28 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

The U.S. South is a distinctive political and cultural force -- not only in the eyes of Americans, but also in the estimation of many Europeans. The region played a distinctive role as a major agricultural center and the source of much of the wealth in early America, but it
Richmond Beer
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Lee Graves
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-04 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The story of beer and brewing in Richmond is a reflection of the well-documented and revered place the River City holds in the nation's history. English colonists imbibed together on the banks of the James River. During the Civil War, a brewery was adjacent to a hospital. Beyond historical brews