Across the Atlantic and Beyond: The Migration of German and Swiss Immigrants to America
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The author discusses several aspects of life of the German and Swiss immigrants to America, based on his research of his ancestors. Includes: changes in Germanic surnames; changes in city and village names; Mennonite and Quaker settlements of Pennsylvania; Protestantism behind the German migration; the push and pull of the Germans in America; war; kings and queens; the Rhine; crossing the Atlantic; and the prairies of Kansas. (324pp. illus. index. Heritage Books, 1993.)