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Germania, USA

Social Change in New Ulm, Minnesota

Author:

Noel Iverson

Germania, USA
Germania, USA

Noel Iverson is a former professor of sociology at the University of New Brunswick in Canada. He previously taught at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. At the University of Minnesota, where he received his degrees, he served as a research assistant. During his youth he lived in New Ulm.

Germania, USA

TABLE OF CONTENTS

THEORY AND METHOD

1. Germania as an Ethnic Community

A HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS

2. Old World Roots
3. The Founding of the Town

CLASS, STATUS, AND POWER

4. Class and Challenge
5. Status Distinction and Ethnic Amalgamation
6. The Kaleidoscope of Power in Germania

IV. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

7. The Turners' Retreat from Monopoly

APPENDIXES

1. Tables and Analyses of Rejected Cases
2. Structural and Generational Problems of Germania: Method of Study
3. Questionnaire Used in the Study

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX