American Ethnic Geography


A Selected Bibliography of the
Ethnic and Cultural Geography of the
United States and Canada


| Atlases | American Indians | Midland Subculture | Lower Southern Subculture | New England Subculture |
| Mormons | African Americans | Ethnic and Racial Mixtures | Hispanic Americans | German Americans |
| German Anabaptist Groups | Dutch Americans | Scandinavian Americans | Finnish Americans |
| Canadian French | Louisiana/Mississippi Valley French | Irish and Scotch-Irish Americans |
| Slavic Americans | Italian Americans | Jewish Americans | Asian Americans |
| Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies | Settlement Morphology | Religion | Language |
| Agriculture | Folk Architecture | Politics | Music | Culture Regions and Boundaries |


GERMAN AMERICANS

Baltensperger, B. H. "Agricultural Change Among Great Plains Russian Germans." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 73 (1983): 75-88.

Carlson, A. W. "German-Russian Houses in Western North Dakota." Pioneer America 31, no. 2 (1981): 49-60.

Cozzens, A. B. "Conservation in German Settlements of the Missouri Ozarks." Geographical Review 33 (1943): 286-298.

Domer, Dennis. "Genesis Theories of the German-American Two-Door House." Material Culture 26, no. 1 (Spring, 1994): 1-35.

Ensminger, Robert F. "A Search for the Origin of the Pennsylvania Barn." Pennsylvania Folklife 30 (1980-81): 50-69.

________. The Pennyslvania Barn: Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution in North America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Fromm, . "The Migration and Settlement of the Pennsylvania Germans in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina and their Effects on the Landscape." Pennsylvania Folklife 37 (1987-88): 33-42.

Glass, Joseph. The Pennsylvania Culture Region: A View from the Barn. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1986.

Hopple, L. C. "European Religious and Spatial Origins of the Pennsylvania Dutch." Pennsylvania Folklife 28 (Summer 1979): 2-11.

________. "Spatial Organization of the Southeastern Plain Dutch Group." Pennsylvania Folklife 29 (1979): 13-26.

Johnson, H. B. "The Location of the German Immigrants in the Middle West." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 41 (1951): 1-41.

Jordan, Terry G. "Alpine, Alemannic, and American Log Construction." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 70 (1980): 154-180.

________. "The German Element in Texas: An Overview." Rice University Studies 63 (1977): 1-11.

________. German Seed in Texas Soil. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1966.

________. "Moravian, Schwenkfelder, and American Log Construction." Pennsylvania Folklife 33 (Spring 1984): 98-124.

Kamphoefner, W.D. The Westfalians: From Germany to Missouri. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1987.

Kollmorgen, W. M. The German Settlement in Cullman County, Alabama: An Agricultural Island in the Cotton Belt. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1941.

Koop, M. and Ludwig, S. German-Russian Folk Architecture in Southeastern South Dakota. Vermillion, SD: State Historical Preservation Center, 1984.

Leiding, Gerlinde. "Germans in Texas." In To Build in a New Land: Ethnic Landscapes in North America, ed. Allen G. Noble, 362-378. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Ludwig, G. M. "The Influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch in the Middle West." Publications of the Pennsylvania German Folklore Society 10 (1945): 1-108.

Marshall, Howard Wight. "The Pelster Housebarn: Endurance of a Germanic Architecture on the Midwestern Frontier." Material Culture 18, no. 2 (1986): 65-104.

McLaughlin, K. M. The Germans in Canada. Canada's Ethnic Groups, Booklet No. 11. Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1985.

Meyer, Judith W. "Ethnicity, Theology, and Immigrant Church Expansion." Geographical Review 65 (1975): 180-197.

Nadel, S. Little Germany: Ethnicity, Religion and Class in New York City, 1845-80. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

Petersen, A. J. "The German-Russian House in Kansas." Pioneer America 8 (1976): 19-27.

Purvis, Thomas L. "The Pennsylvania Dutch and the German-American Diaspora in 1790." Journal of Cultural Geography 6, no. 2 (1986): 81-99.

Raup, H. F. "The German Colonization of Anaheim, California." University of California Publications in Geography 6, no. 3 (1932): 123-146.

Roark, Michael and Dobson, Katherine. "German Stacks, Saltboxes, and Shotguns of South St. Louis." Pioneer America Society Transactions 17 (1994): 33-38.

Roark, Michael and McCutchen, Brian. "The German Stack Saltbox-Vernacular Tradition in Eastern Missouri." Pioneer America Society Transactions 15 (1992): 41-47.

________. "Stack Houses: A German Tradition in Eastern Missouri." Pioneer America Society Transactions 16 (1993): 63-68.

Smith, Elmer L. et al. The Pennsylvania Germans of the Shenandoah Valley. ?: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1964.

Weaver, W. "The Pennsylvania German House." Winterthur Portfolio 21 (1986): 243-264.

Wilhelm, Hubert G. H. "German Settlement and Folk Building Practices in the Hill Country of Texas." Pioneer America 3 (1971): 15-28.

________. "Germans in Ohio." In To Build in a New Land: Ethnic Landscapes in North America, ed. Allen G. Noble, 60-78. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

________. Organized German Settlement and its Effects on the Frontier of South-Central Texas. New York: Arno Press, 1980.

________. "The Pennsylvania Dutch Barn in Southeastern Ohio." Geoscience and Man 5 (1974): 155-162.




GERMAN ANABAPTIST GROUPS

Amish

Crowley, William K. "Old Order Amish Settlement: Diffusion and Growth." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 68 (1978): 249-264.

Hopple, L. C. "Germanic European Origins and Geographical History of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Amish." Pennsylvania Folklife 31, no. 2 (Winter, 1981-82): 69-86.

Hostetler, John A. Amish Society, 3rd ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.

Kraybill, Donald B. The Riddle of Amish Culture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

Lamme, Ary J., III and McDonald, Douglas B. "The 'North Country' Amish Homeland." Journal of Cultural Geography 13, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1993): 107-118.

________. "Recent Amish Settlement in the North Country." Material Culture 16 (Summer, 1984): 77-91.

Landing, James E. "Geographic Models of Old Order Amish Settlements." Professional Geographer 21 (1969): 238-243.

________. "The Amish, the Automobile, and Social Organization." Journal of Geography 71 (1972): 52-67.

________. "The Old Order Amish: Problem Solving through Migration." Bulletin of the Illinois Geographical Society 17, no. 2 (1975): 36-48.

Mook, Maurice A. and Hostetler, John A. "The Amish and their Land." Landscape 6 (Spring, 1957): .

Rechlin, Alice T. M. Spatial Behavior of the Old Order Amish of Nappanee, Indiana. Michigan Geographical Publication 18. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Department of Geography, 1976.

________. "The Utilization of Space by the Nappanee, Indiana Old Order Amish: A Minority Group Study." Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 1970.

Schwieder, Elmer and Dorothy. A Peculiar People: Iowa's Old Order Amish. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1975.

Wilhelm, Hubert G. H. "Amish-Mennonite Barns in Madison County, Ohio: The Persistence of Traditional Form Elements." Ohio Geographers: Recent Research Themes 4 (1976): 1-8.

Mennonites

Carlyle, William J. "Farm Population in the Canadian Parkland." Geographical Review 79 (1989): 13-35.

Epp, Frank. Mennonites in Canada, 1786-1920. Toronto: Macmillan, 1974.

Harper, Glen A., and Smith, Leslie H. "They Chose Land Wisely: Settlement Patterns and Land Use Among Mennonite Settlers in Southern Adams County, Indiana." Pioneer America Society Transactions 11 (1988): 73-81.

Heatwole, Charles A. "Sectarian Ideology and Church Architecture." Geographical Review 79 (1989): 63-78.

Lehr, John C. "Folk Architecture in Manitoba: Mennonites and Ukrainians." Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 11, no. 2 (1986): 3-5.

Noble, Allen G. "German-Russian Mennonites in Manitoba." In To Build in a New Land: Ethnic Landscapes in North America, ed. Allen G. Noble, 268-284. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Sawatzky, H. Leonhard. "Viability of Ethnic Group Settlement, with Reference to Mennonites in Manitoba." Canadian Ethnic Studies 2, no. 2 (1970): 147-160.

Warkentin, J. "Mennonite Agricultural Settlements of Southern Manitoba." Geographical Review 49 (1959): 342-368.

Wilhelm, Hubert G. H. "Amish-Mennonite Barns in Madison County, Ohio: The Persistence of Traditional Form Elements." Ohio Geographers: Recent Research Themes 4 (1976): 1-8.

Hutterites

Clark, Bertha W. "The Hutterian Communities." Journal of Political Economy 32 (1924): 357-374, 468-486.

Evans, Simon M. "The Hutterites in Alberta: Past and Present Settlement Patterns." In Essays on the Historical Geography of the Canadian West: Regional Perspectives on the Settlement Process, eds. Lynn A. Rosenvall and Simon M. Evans, 145-171. Calgary: University of Calgary Department of Geography, 1987.

________. "Some Developments in the Diffusion Patterns of Hutterite Colonies." Canadian Geographer 29 (1985): 327-339.

________. "Spatial Bias in the Incidence of Nativism: Opposition to Hutterite Expansion in Alberta." Canadian Ethnic Studies 6 (f1974): 1-16.

________. "The Spatial Expression of Cultural Identity: The Hutterites in Alberta." In The Kootenay Collection of Research Studies in Geography, B.C. Geographical Series, No. 18, ed. Brenton M. Barr, 9-20. Vancouver: Tantalus Research, 1974.

Hostetler, John A. and Huntington, Gertrude Enders. The Hutterites in North America. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967.

Laatsch, William G. "Hutterite Colonization in Alberta." Journal of Geography 70 (1971): 347-359.

Peters, Victor. All Things Common: The Hutterian Way of Life. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1965.


| Atlases | American Indians | Midland Subculture | Lower Southern Subculture | New England Subculture |
| Mormons | African Americans | Ethnic and Racial Mixtures | Hispanic Americans | German Americans |
| German Anabaptist Groups | Dutch Americans | Scandinavian Americans | Finnish Americans |
| Canadian French | Louisiana/Mississippi Valley French | Irish and Scotch-Irish Americans |
| Slavic Americans | Italian Americans | Jewish Americans | Asian Americans |
| Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies | Settlement Morphology | Religion | Language |
| Agriculture | Folk Architecture | Politics | Music | Culture Regions and Boundaries |

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