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Petra DeWitt

Petra DeWitt teaches at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri. She is the author of a number of articles about the German-American community in Missouri.

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Listed in: Nationalism · World War I · American History, Midwest · Germany · History · American History · Race and Ethnicity · Europe · History | Modern | 20th Century · Western Europe

Winner of the 2012 Missouri History Book Award
Cover of 'Degrees of Allegiance'

Degrees of Allegiance
Harassment and Loyalty in Missouri’s German-American Community during World War I
By Petra DeWitt

Degrees of Allegiance updates traditional thinking about the German-American experience during the Great War, taking into account not just the war years but also the history of German settlement and the war’s impact on German-American culture.

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