„Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America“
Edited by Traveling Summer Republic and City Archives of Giessen
Aufbruch in die Utopie
The story of the Giessen Emigration Society which brought over 500 Germans to the U.S. in hopes of creating a German State. Politically motivated, they emigrated from many parts of Germany, and had many occupations and religious backgrounds. They settled primarily in Missouri and while their original plan failed, their legacy is a state that has rich German heritage still today. Book accompanies a traveling exhibition by the Traveling Summer Republic by the same name. Essays by Ludwig Brake, Dorris Keeven-Franke, Walter D. Kamphoefner, Rolf Schmidt, Kilian Spiethoff, Peter Roloff and others; photography by Folker Winkelmann. 356 pages, 233 color plates and halftones. English/German, full color, Edition Falkenberg, Bremen 2013
Suggested Price: $27.50 USD & 5.00 S&H
Paperback: 352 pages / 233 color plates and halftones
Publisher: Edition Falkenberg (November 1, 2013 Germany)
Edited by the Traveling Summer Republic and the City Archives of Giessen.
Product Dimensions: 10.25 x 8.25 x 1.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
Here is an Amazon link for purchasing the book in Germany: http://www.amazon.de/Aufbruch-die-Utopie-deutschen-Revisiting/dp/3954945959
You must be logged in to post a comment.