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Author Baer, Friederike.

Title The trial of Frederick Eberle : language, patriotism, and citizenship in Philadelphia's German community, 1790 to 1830 / Friederike Baer
Published New York : New York University Press, [2008]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 272 pages :) : illustrations, map
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction: Language and nation -- Dragged into courts of justice unnecessarily: the trial -- A controversy has arisen: the history -- Germans and Anglicized Eyrisch-Germans: the parties -- They want to steal our property, to rob our churches: class -- All the stimulants of a political election: disorder -- One of those cases, in which strong feelings are unavoidably excited: the summations -- Endeavor to inform our judgments and act impartially: the outcome -- Appendixes: 1. The defendants -- 2. Members of the grand jury (mayor's court, March 1816 session) -- 3. Nisi Prius jury -- 4. The prosecution witnesses -- 5. The defense witnesses
Analysis "Multi-User"
Notes OldControl:muse9780814789940
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-264) and index
Issuing Body Made available online by Project Muse
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Eberle, Frederick -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Citizenship -- United States -- Case studies.
Patriotism -- United States -- Case studies.
Language maintenance -- United States -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions.
Lutherans, German -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions.
Language question in the church -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Trials (Conspiracy) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2007049236
ISBN 0814789943 (electronic bk
9780814789940 (electronic bk