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German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss (review)

German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss (review) journal of world history, september 2009 writers conformed their rhetoric to the formulaic styles displayed here does remind us that Florentine society must be understood as being a collective as much as it is distinguished by the efforts of some of its heroic individuals. The author has provided a great service to historians by compiling and analyzing these letters. His penetrating conclusions, while conforming to an established body of historiographical and sociological theory, might be amplified by comparison with other early modern political entities. Although the same may not always be said for the book's prose, its implications are engaging and stimulating. edward tabri University of Texas at Tyler German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss. Edited by mathias schulze, james m. skidmore, david g. john, grit liebscher, and sebastian siebel-achenbach. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press and Waterloo Centre for German Studies, 2008. 540 pp. $85.00 (cloth). This volume, drawn from a conference organized by the Canadian Waterloo Centre for German Studies in 2006, is arranged by themes: identity, migration, and loss--and a great many, understandably, are concerned with Canadian Germans. Thirty-nine brief but lively, evocative essays testify to the universal human experience of exile. The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 20 (3) – Sep 6, 2009

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journal of world history, september 2009 writers conformed their rhetoric to the formulaic styles displayed here does remind us that Florentine society must be understood as being a collective as much as it is distinguished by the efforts of some of its heroic individuals. The author has provided a great service to historians by compiling and analyzing these letters. His penetrating conclusions, while conforming to an established body of historiographical and sociological theory, might be amplified by comparison with other early modern political entities. Although the same may not always be said for the book's prose, its implications are engaging and stimulating. edward tabri University of Texas at Tyler German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss. Edited by mathias schulze, james m. skidmore, david g. john, grit liebscher, and sebastian siebel-achenbach. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press and Waterloo Centre for German Studies, 2008. 540 pp. $85.00 (cloth). This volume, drawn from a conference organized by the Canadian Waterloo Centre for German Studies in 2006, is arranged by themes: identity, migration, and loss--and a great many, understandably, are concerned with Canadian Germans. Thirty-nine brief but lively, evocative essays testify to the universal human experience of exile. The

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Published: Sep 6, 2009

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