German seed in Texas soil; immigrant farmers in nineteenth-century Texas, by Terry G. Jordan.


Austin, University of Texas Press [1966] .
ISBN 9780292727076, 0292727070

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Subjects Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Texas.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Farm life -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Farm life.
German Americans -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
German Americans.
Germans -- Texas.
Texas.
United States, Texas -- Minorities.
Description xiii, 237 pages illustrations, maps, group portrait 24 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Revision of the author's thesis, University of Wisconsin.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-227).
Summary Terry Jordan explores how German immigrants in the nineteenth century influenced and were influenced by the agricultural life in the areas of Texas where they settled. His findings both support the notion of ethnic distinctiveness and reveal the extent to which German Texans adopted the farming techniques of their Southern Anglo neighbors.
Contents Nineteenth-century German farmers and their emigration to Texas -- Germans in the cotton kingdom : the eastern end of the German belt, 1831-1885 -- Germans on the rim of the desert : the western end of the German belt, 1844-1885 -- Conclusion : the importance of cultural heritage in the agricultural systems of the immigrant groups.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Texas
Network Numbers (OCoLC)479181
(OCoLC)ocm00479181
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jordan-Bychkov, Terry G., 1938-2003.
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