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Title The Cechs (Bohemians) in America: A Study of their National, Cultural, Political, Social, Economic and Religious Life
Author Capek, Thomas (1861-1950)
Date 1920
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston and New York
Reference G700.C237.C920
BIB ID 85617
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Charts the history of Czech emigration to the United States from the 17th century to the turn of the 20th century. The author examines new arrivals and their trades/professions, intermarriage on arrival, and various aspects of the Czech-American community, such as radical politics, journalism, culture, identity, religion, and their involvement in the American War of Independence and subsequent military conflicts.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Czech Republic
Country (to) United States of America
Places New York City, Chicago, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, California, Washington D.C., United States; Prague, Czech Republic
Nationality Czech
Keywords community relations, citizenship, settlement, education, journalism, literature, newspaper, politics, music, religion, American War of Independence, languages
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society