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Nassau Plantation: The Evolution of a Texas German Slave Plantation

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In the 1840s an organization of German noblemen, the Mainzner Adelsverein, attempted to settle thousands of German emigrants on the Texas frontier. Nassau Plantation, located near modern-day Round Top, Texas, in northern Fayette County, was a significant part of this story. No one, however, has adequately documented the role of the slave plantation or given a convincing ex ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published September 26th 2011 by University of North Texas Press (first published March 15th 2010)
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Mark Wendel
May 27, 2013 Mark Wendel rated it liked it
Not just about personality conflicts and politics within the leadership of the Immigrants, but about the lives that were affected - including those who were slaves.
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Jan 22, 2016 Ann Cardwell rated it did not like it
Interesting info about South Texas, but way more than I wanted to know. chapte.rs seems very repetitive
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