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Utopia – Book


Accompanying book
„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


Book Details:

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.

Language: English/German

ISBN-10: 3954945959

ISBN-13: 978-3954945955

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


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