Kolonie-Deutsch: Life and Language in Amana

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Founded as a communal society in 1855 by German Pietists, the seven villages of Iowa's Amana Colonies make up a community whose crafts, architecture, and institutions reflect--and to an extent perpetuate--the German heritage of earlier residents. In this intriguing blend of sociolinguistic research and stories from Colonists both past and present, Philip Webber examines the rich cultural and linguistic traditions of the Amanas. Although the Colonies are open to the outside world, particularly after the Great Change of ...

Kolonie-Deutsch: Life and Language in Amana 2009, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587298301

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