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German Americans on the middle border : from antislavery to reconciliation, 1830-1877

Author: Zachary Stuart Garrison
Publisher: Carbondale, IL : Southern Illinois University Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book assesses the impact of German immigrant liberal ideology on the "Middle Border," the region suddenly bisected by slavery in the middle of the nineteenth century and physically separated by the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zachary Stuart Garrison
ISBN: 9780809337552 080933755X
OCLC Number: 1060583947
Description: xiii, 213 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Im Abendlande --
Building a Neuen Deutschland: the Dreissiger Immigration and the origins of German liberalism in the border West --
The politicization of German liberals: the Revolution of 1848 and the second wave of German immigration to the border West --
"I was an enthusiastic democrat in those days": free soil, free labor, and the realignment of German liberals in the border West, 1852-1856 --
Antislavery Germans and the Election of 1860 --
The West's most loyal unionists: union, emancipation, and German soldiers' motivations in the border west --
Rebel bushwhackers and the "damned Dutch": radical Germans and the deeper roots of Missouri's guerrilla war --
The radical turn: abolition and the crisis of German liberalism in the border West --
"A terrible mistake was made": the retreat of German liberalism in the border West.
Responsibility: Zachary Stuart Garrison.

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Liberal German immigrants, having escaped the European aristocracy who undermined their revolution and the formation of a free nation, viewed slaveholders as a specter of European feudalism. By  Read more...

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Zachary Stuart Garrison's dynamically researched book offers a new starting point in the discussion of German American participation in the Civil War. Living on the middle border and the border west, Read more...

 
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