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Serving Two Masters: Moravian Brethren in Germany and North America, 1727-1801

By: Elisabeth W. Sommer.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: c2000

Seller ID: 121396

ISBN: 0813121396

Condition: 288 pages, 6 x 9, photos, cloth, University Press of Kentucky


The eighteenth century was a time of significant change in the perception of marriage and family relations, the emphasis of reason over revelation, and the spread of political consciousness. The Unity of the Brethren, known in America as Moravians, experienced the resulting tensions firsthand as they organized their protective religious settlements in Germany. A group of the Brethren who later settled in Salem, North Carolina, experienced the stresses of cultural and generational conflict when its younger members came to think of themselves as Americans.The Moravians who first immigrated t... View more info

German-English Genealogical Dictionary

By: Ernest Thode

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 313429

Condition: 318 pages, Genealogical Publishing Company


This book is designed for the family researcher who has little or no knowledge of German but who nevertheless needs to make a translation of German-language documents. The dictionary covers thousands of German terms and defines them in single words or brief phrases. All words, symbols, and abbreviations in the dictionary were chosen on the basis of their association with genealogy, having been noted in church records, civil registration records, family correspondence, genealogical journals, ships' passenger lists, and emigration records. Among the many categories of entries included in the dic... View more info

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Address Book for Germanic Genealogy, Sixth Edition

By: Ernest Thode

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc:

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 315263

ISBN: 0806315261

Condition: Paper, 5.5 x 8.5", 195 pp., 1997, reprinted: 2000, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc


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Historic German Newspapers Online

By: Ernest Thode

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Co.: 2015

Seller ID: 5756-102

ISBN: 0806320052

Condition: 234 pages


For genealogical research, German-language newspapers are at least as useful as their English language counterparts. Astonishingly, there are now approximately 2,000 historic German-language newspapers online at numerous public, private, and commercial websites. The combined newspapers (fifty years and older) comprise billions of pages and refer to millions of individuals. Since most of these digitized papers are fully searchable, this guide to the newspapers, indicating newspaper title, place of publication, date range, and website, is a key to a mother lode of information found in German-lan... View more info

Deciphering Gothic Records

By: Fay Dearden

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Family Roots Publishing:

Seller ID: FR0122 FTP3

Condition: 1996, 11 pages, 9" x 4-1/4", Family Roots Publishing


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The Tagebuch of Ernst Silge, USN

By: Frank H. Pierce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1996

Seller ID: P0489

ISBN: 0078840489X

Condition: 264 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, append., 264 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book is pure 19-century adventure, from young Ernst Silge's years as a U.S. Navy sailor boy on the fabled China Station in the last days of the great sailing ships to his life as a Colorado homesteader, and finally as a gold miner in the American Rockies. Taken directly from the diaries of a young German immigrant lad with a yearning to travel, a propensity to write, and powers of observation that a seasoned journalist would have admired. 264 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, append., 264 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Bonds of Loyalty: German-Americans and World War I

By: Frederick C. Luebke

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press:

Seller ID: 805146

Condition: 336 pages, 8.4 x 5.2 x 1.1, paperback / softcover, Northern Illinois University Press


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Index to Baptisms, Burials and Confirmations, Second German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1835-1867

By: Gary B. Ruppert, M.D

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: R3370

ISBN: 0788433709

Condition: 406 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 406 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Second German Evangelical Lutheran was one of the earliest German-speaking congregations established in Baltimore, Maryland. Fortunately, the surviving baptismal and burial registers of Second German Lutheran Church are intact from its founding in late 1835 until its closure in late 1867. The original documents are entirely in German. The author has transcribed the German entries as closely as possible from the original within the limits of legibility. The majority of this work is divided into baptisms, burials and confirmations. These three sections are arranged alphabetically by surname. Eac... View more info

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History of the German Settlements and of the Lutheran Church in North and South Carolina From the Earliest Period of the Colonization of the Dutch, German and Swiss Settlers to the Close of the First Half of the Present Century

By: Gotthardt D. Bernheim

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1872

Seller ID: B3306

ISBN: 1556133065

Condition: (1872, 1990), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index 560 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


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The German Element in the Northeast: Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey & New England

By: Gustav Koerner & Translated and edited by Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Price: $29.00

Publisher: CC: (2010)

Seller ID: 9633-102

ISBN: 0806354984

Condition: 270 pages, (2010), , xiv + 256 pp., paper, CC


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A History of Modern Germany, Volume 1: The Reformation

By: Hajo Holborn

Price: $47.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 007950

ISBN: 0691007950

Condition: 396 pages, paperback, Princeton University Press


"[A] masterly account of the dramatic, tragic and often shameful history of Germany in the most recent age, which will probably become one of the most widely read of Holborn's works."--The New York Times Book ReviewSee also: A History of Modern Germany, Volume 2: 1648-1840 A History of Modern Germany, Volume 3: 1840-1945396 pages, paperback, Princeton University Press View more info

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A History of Modern Germany, Volume 3: 1840-1945

By: Hajo Holborn

Price: $69.50

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 007977

ISBN: 0691007977

Condition: 846 pages, paperback, Princeton University Press


"[A] masterly account of the dramatic, tragic and often shameful history of Germany in the most recent age, which will probably become one of the most widely read of Holborn's works."--New York Times Book ReviewSee also: A History of Modern Germany, Volume 1: The Reformation A History of Modern Germany, Volume 2: 1648-1840846 pages, paperback, Princeton University Press View more info

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A History of Modern Germany, Volume 2: 1648-1840

By: Hajo Holborn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 007969

ISBN: 0691007969

Condition: 558 pages, paperback, Princeton University Press


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German Picture Word Book

By: Hayward Cirker, Barbara Steadman

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 27778X

ISBN: 048627778X

Condition: 32 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, paperback, Dover Publications


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Pickled Herring and Pumpkin Pie: A Nineteenth-Century Cookbook For German Immigrants To America

By: Henriette Davidis; With An introduction by Louis A. Pitschmann.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Monographs of the Max Kade Institute: c2002

Seller ID: 119063

ISBN: 0924119063

Condition: 656 pages, 5 1/4 x 7 1/2, 9 illus., paperback, Monographs of the Max Kade Institute


Taste history-from Rouladen to Roasted Beaver TailsAbout AuthorHenriette Davidis (1801–1876) is widely regarded as Germany's most famous and influential cookbook author. A minister's daughter from Westphalia, she spent her young adult years working as a house mistress at wealthy estates and as a teacher at a school for young women. Striving to educate her students to be good housewives and proper young ladies, she saw a lack of written guidelines in the education of young girls and women, especially in their education as young cooks.In the middle of the ninete... View more info

New English Grammar or Basic Instruction in the English Language by a New Method

By: J. Milton & F. Schwalbe

Price: $9.95

Seller ID: NEGR

Condition: 1823 reprint; paper, ,


"To learn in English in a short time without a teacher" Based on Experience"In German and English. View more info

Trace Your German Roots Online

By: James M. Beidler

Price: $24.99

Seller ID: 345180

ISBN: 144034518X

Condition: 208 pages, Paperback,


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The Saxon Chronicle: Vol. 2 The Heirs

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vantage Press: 2001

Seller ID: 137169

Condition: 741 pages, 10 x 7, hardback, Vantage Press


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The Saxon Chronicle: The Millers' Daughters

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1999

Seller ID: 128595

Condition: 880 pages, 10 x 7, hardback, Vantage Press


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Germans in Michigan

By: Jeremy W. Kilar

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 136194

ISBN: 0870136194

Condition: 64 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, bibliography, index, maps, illus., paperback, Michigan State University Press


64 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, bibliography, index, maps, illus., paperback, Michigan State University Press View more info