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The Resource Degrees of allegiance : harassment and loyalty in Missouri's German-American community during World War I, Petra DeWitt

Degrees of allegiance : harassment and loyalty in Missouri's German-American community during World War I, Petra DeWitt

Label
Degrees of allegiance : harassment and loyalty in Missouri's German-American community during World War I
Title
Degrees of allegiance
Title remainder
harassment and loyalty in Missouri's German-American community during World War I
Statement of responsibility
Petra DeWitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historians have long argued that the Great War eradicated German culture from American soil. Degrees of Allegiance examines the experiences of German-Americans living in Missouri during the First World War, evaluating the personal relationships at the local level that shaped their lives and the way that they were affected by national war effort guidelines. Spared from widespread hate crimes, German-Americans in Missouri did not have the same bleak experiences as other German-Americans in the Midwest or across America. But they were still subject to regular charges of disloyalty, sometimes bec
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeWitt, Petra
Dewey number
940.4/03
Index
index present
LC call number
F475.G3
LC item number
D49 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German Americans
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Germans
  • German Americans
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • German Americans
  • Germans
  • Missouri
  • United States
Label
Degrees of allegiance : harassment and loyalty in Missouri's German-American community during World War I, Petra DeWitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
American yet German: the state of German-American culture and the relationship between Germans and non-Germans in Missouri on the eve of World War I -- Divided opinions and growing suspicions: Missourians and German-Americans during the neutrality period -- "No time for slackers": the Missouri Council of Defense and Governor Gardner's approach to fighting the Kaiser at home -- From the "most American city" to seeing German ghosts everywhere: St. Louis during the Great War -- Resisting interference in daily life: Gasconade County during World War I -- Superpatriotism in action: Osage County during World War I -- Conclusion: becoming Americans of German heritage on their own terms: the impact of World War I on German culture in Missouri
Control code
786447005
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444191
Lccn
2011053208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1j696hh
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)786447005
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Degrees of allegiance : harassment and loyalty in Missouri's German-American community during World War I, Petra DeWitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
American yet German: the state of German-American culture and the relationship between Germans and non-Germans in Missouri on the eve of World War I -- Divided opinions and growing suspicions: Missourians and German-Americans during the neutrality period -- "No time for slackers": the Missouri Council of Defense and Governor Gardner's approach to fighting the Kaiser at home -- From the "most American city" to seeing German ghosts everywhere: St. Louis during the Great War -- Resisting interference in daily life: Gasconade County during World War I -- Superpatriotism in action: Osage County during World War I -- Conclusion: becoming Americans of German heritage on their own terms: the impact of World War I on German culture in Missouri
Control code
786447005
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444191
Lccn
2011053208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1j696hh
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)786447005
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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