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Freedom on the horizon : Dutch immigration to America, 1840-1940 / Hans Krabbendam.

By: Krabbendam, Hans, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Historical series of the Reformed Church in America: no. 65.Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2009Description: xxvi, 404 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780802865458 (cloth : alk. paper); 0802865453 (cloth : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Vrijheid in het verschiet. English Subject(s): Dutch Americans -- History -- 19th century | Dutch Americans -- History -- 20th century | Dutch Americans -- Middle West -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- Middle West -- History | Dutch Americans -- Middle West -- Religion | Christian Reformed Church -- History | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History | Middle West -- Emigration and immigration -- History | Netherlands -- Emigration and immigration -- History
Contents:
Origin of an emigration tradition -- Organization and emigration climate -- Formation of an immigrant network -- Cement of the churches -- Immigrant families -- Work and prosperity -- Transfer : language and education -- Contact : letters and newspapers -- Politics -- Dutch American identity -- Conclusion: Building blocks for permanence -- Appendix 1: Statistical overview : Dutch emigrants to the United States per year, 1840-1940 -- Appendix 2: Historiography of the Dutch in America.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Origin of an emigration tradition -- Organization and emigration climate -- Formation of an immigrant network -- Cement of the churches -- Immigrant families -- Work and prosperity -- Transfer : language and education -- Contact : letters and newspapers -- Politics -- Dutch American identity -- Conclusion: Building blocks for permanence -- Appendix 1: Statistical overview : Dutch emigrants to the United States per year, 1840-1940 -- Appendix 2: Historiography of the Dutch in America.

10/2010 32.00 (21.12) Gift of the Harold R. and Fianna L. Diffenderffer Estate

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