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Land and Liberty: Hudson Valley Riots in the Age of Revolution

By: Thomas J. Humphrey.

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press: c2004

Seller ID: 803296

ISBN: 0875803296

Condition: 201 pages, notes, bibliography, index, paperback, Northern Illinois University Press


Beginning in the 1750s, a series of riots rippled through the Hudson Valley. Tenants rose in protest against landlords who not only collectively controlled 2.5 million acres of the best soil but who also, in many cases, owned the local stores where tenants bought supplies and the mills where they ground their grain. Locked into this cycle of dependence and facing inflated real estate prices, tenants had little hope of purchasing farms. Consequently, they resorted to varied strategies of rebellion and, occasionally, to violence.In Land and Liberty, Thomas Humphrey recounts the dramatic stor... View more info

How to Read & Understand Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reichs [Meyers Geographical and Commercial Gazetteer of the German Empire]

By: Wendy K. Uncapher

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Origins: 2003

Seller ID: Meyers


Assists in reading and understanding the information found in Meyers Geographical and Commercial Gazetteer of the German Empire which is written in German. Includes tips for deciphering the Gothic print, how to find your town in the gazetteer, abbreviations translated, examples translated, glossary and more. 2003, 8.5x11" , paper, 24 pages View more info

Lands of the German Empire and Before, 2nd edition

By: Wendy Uncapher

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Origins: 2008

Seller ID: BK161

ISBN: 1935172017

Condition: 144 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, 2008, 8.5x11, index, maps, 137 pp, paperback, Origins


144 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, 2008, 8.5x11, index, maps, 137 pp, paperback, Origins View more info

How to Read & Understand Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reichs

By: Wendy Uncapher

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Origins: 2003

Seller ID: BK464

ISBN: MeyersOrts

Condition: 24 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, Origins


24 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, Origins View more info

Baden Atlantic Bridge

By: Wendy Uncapher & Linda Herrick

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Origins: 2004

Seller ID: Baden

ISBN: Baden

Condition: 152 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, paperback, Origins


Index and maps of placenames in Baden. Also includes church record dates available in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Additional pages with history, maps, and tips on how to research in Baden.152 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, paperback, Origins View more info

German Maps & Facts for Genealogy: 2nd edition

By: Wendy Uncapher and Linda M. Herrick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Origins: 2001

Seller ID: Maps&

ISBN: 1935172000

Condition: 72 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, paperback, Origins


This book points out the uniqueness of Germany in over 100 maps including detailed historic maps of kingdoms, duchies, and principalities, to hand-rendered maps showing the religion of the states, location of major rivers, what was included in Prussia and more! Also population charts; timelines showing why people left, where they left from, and where they were heading; migration figures; terms; lists of rivers, forests, mountains; and much more.72 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, paperback, Origins View more info

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GERMAN AMERICANS - An Ethnic Experience

By: Willi Paul Adams

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Penfield Press:

Seller ID: GerAmer

ISBN: 1-880788-01-2

Condition: Penfield Press


American edition, translated and adapted by LaVern J. Rippley and Eberhard Reichmann. A publication of the Max Kade German-American Center. The cover photo commemorates more than 300 years of German emigration to North America. The bronze statue, entitled "Parents with two Children," stands at the harbor of the port city of Bremerhaven. Its creation was funded by German-Americans. View more info