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Author Frizzell, Robert W., 1947-

Title Independent immigrants : a settlement of Hanoverian Germans in western Missouri / Robert W. Frizzell
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Hanoverian background -- Settling in Missouri and starting farms -- Founding churches and using the law -- The Civil War and disaster in western Missouri -- Postwar growth and development -- Appendix : Letters of F.J. and Marie Biltz
Summary "Frizzell examines the American immigrant experience of German peasant farmers from the Kingdom of Hanover, who immigrated to Lafayette County, Missouri, to form a new community centered on the town of Concordia, showing how it differed from other German immigrant communities in America and how it flourished after the Civil War"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-191) and index
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Subject German Americans -- Missouri -- Lafayette County -- History -- 19th century.
Germans -- Missouri -- Lafayette County -- History -- 19th century.
Concordia (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century.
Hannover (Germany : Province) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Lafayette County (Mo.) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Lafayette County (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007022663
ISBN 0826266096 (electronic bk.)
9780826266095 (electronic bk.)