German-Iowan Studies: Selected Essays

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Peter Lang, 2004 - Social Science - 132 pages
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Although the notion of German-Iowan studies may seem arcane, Roba's reminder that more than 300,000 North Germans migrated to the area between 1847 and 1881 and that currently 51.5% of Iowans have a German background attests to their relevance. Roba (American studies, Scott Community College) focuses on several Iowa citizens, including Buffalo Bill

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Chapter Five
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The Author: William Roba received his M.A. in early modern European history from Cornell University. He received his Ph.D. in American studies from the University of Iowa. For twenty-four years he has taught history at Scott Community College in Bettendorf, Iowa. Author of The River and the Prairie (1986), he served as Commissioner for the Iowa Sesquicentennial Commission from 1991-1997, and serves as Treasurer for the Society of German-American Studies.

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