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The German contribution to the building of the Americas

studies in honor of Karl J. R. Arndt
  • 410 Pages
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  • English

Clark University Press, distributed by the University Press of New England , [Worcester, Mass.], Hanover, N.H
Arndt, Karl John Richard, German Americans -- History, Germans -- Mexico -- History, United States -- Relations -- Germany, Germany -- Relations -- United S


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Statementedited by Gerhard K. Friesen, Walter Schatzberg.
ContributionsArndt, Karl John Richard., Friesen, Gerhard., Schatzberg, Walter.
LC ClassificationsE184.G3 G34
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 410 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4904380M
ISBN 10087451133X
LC Control Number76050679

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From the medical discoveries of Dr. Johann Siegert, surgeon general to Simon Bolivar, to the amazing explorations of the earlyth-century German explorer Alexander von Humboldt, whose South American and Caribbean travels made him one of the most celebrated men in Europe, Germany and the Americas examines both the profound Germanic cultural and political legacy throughout the Americas /5(3).

The German contribution to the building of the Americas: studies in honor of Karl J.R. Arndt Author: Karl John Richard Arndt ; Gerhard Friesen ; Walter Schatzberg. This book looks at the many transatlantic bonds which have linked and still link Germany and the United States.

German immigrants to the Americas brought with them a good deal of cultural baggage. They cultivated their German heritage in their schools, churches, and : Hans A. Pohlsander. From the medical discoveries of Dr. Johann Siegert, surgeon general to Simon Bolivar, to the amazing explorations of the earlyth-century German explorer Alexander von Humboldt, whose South 4/5(1).

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