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first century of German language printing in the United States of America

Gerd-J BoМ€tte

first century of German language printing in the United States of America

a bibliography based on the studies of Oswald Seidensticker and Wilbur H. Oda

by Gerd-J BoМ€tte

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Published by Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen in Göttingen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • United States,
  • Pennsylvania.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Printing -- United States -- Chronology.,
    • Printing -- Pennsylvania -- Chronology.,
    • German imprints -- Pennsylvania.,
    • German imprints -- United States.,
    • Early printed books -- United States -- 18th century -- Bibliography.,
    • Pennsylvania -- Imprints.,
    • United States -- Imprints.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Karl John Richard Arndt and Reimer C. Eck ; compiled by Gerd-J. Bötte and Werner Tannhof using a preliminary compilation by Annelies Müller.
      SeriesPublications of the Pennsylvania German Society ;, no. 21-22, Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society ;, v. 21-22.
      ContributionsArndt, Karl John Richard., Eck, Reimer C., Tannhof, Werner., Müller, Annelies., Seidensticker, Oswald, 1825-1894.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR110.P4 A372 vol. 21-22, Z208 A372 vol. 21-22
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xxix, 1245 p.) :
      Number of Pages1245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1808414M
      LC Control Number89216775

      In the first century of printing in America the number of printing establishments was never great. The largest of the shops probably had three presses, and most one or two. Compared to the great publishing right of London, to which the whole British Empire looked for printed matter, the output of the American colonies was small. American presses saw no other Bibles printed until well into the next century, when German emigrant Christopher Saur began production of the first European language Bibles printed in America: the German language Saur Bibles. The first edition of Saur’s German Bible came off an American press in In , Saur produced the first Bible.

      First of all, the United States has never had an “official language”—English, German or any other—and doesn't have one nowadays. Nor was there any such vote in Congressional debate and a vote concerning German probably did take place in , but dealt with translating US laws into German, and the proposal to publish laws in Author: Hyde Flippo. Alles klar: An Integrated Approach to German Language and Culture, by Karl Otto, Wolff von Schmidt, et al., 2nd ed. ().Informed by a variety of approaches and techniques, Alles klar? offers a careful balance of communicative activities, cultural information, and contextualized grammar practice using a variety of sources such as realia, authentic texts, and audio-visual materials.

        The Cambridge Press sold all first edition copies of The Bay Psalm Book, and Puritan congregations used the book to worship God and teach children to memorize the psalms. The book was sold at. The strength and vitality of German publishing was one of the cornerstones of German culture in America, and one of the reasons for its tremendous success. Since Johannes Gutenberg invented movable type in , Germans had been at the forefront of the printing industry in Europe, and they carried this tradition with them to the American colonies.


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