Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America

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Historians have long known that German immigrants provided much of the support for emancipation in southern Border States. Kristen Layne Anderson's Abolitionizing Missouri, however, is the first analysis of the reasons behind that opposition as well as the first exploration of the impact that the Civil War and emancipation had on German immigrants' ideas about race. Anderson focuses on the relationships between German immigrants and African Americans in St. Louis, Missouri, looking particularly at the ways in which German ...

Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America 2016, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807161968

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