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New World view : letters from a German immigrant family in Texas (1854-1885)

Author: Christian Friedrich Bergmann; Ruth I Cape
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, 2015.
Series: New directions in German-American studies, vol. 7
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New World View: Letters from a German Immigrant Family in Texas, 1854-1885 is a bilingual and annotated edition of a collection of letters written by a 19th century German immigrant family in Texas.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Biography
Named Person: Christian Friedrich Bergmann; Christian Friedrich Bergmann
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Friedrich Bergmann; Ruth I Cape
ISBN: 9781433126529 1433126524 9781453913284 1453913289
OCLC Number: 924084643
Notes: Includes correspondence in German, translated into English.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part one. Introduction --
German immigrants to the United States --
German immigration to Texas in the nineteenth century --
State of research --
The C.F. Bergmann family : biographical background --
Importance of the edition --
Limits of written communication --
Message of the letters --
Study approaches to immigrant letters --
Principles of translation and transcription --
Part two. The Bergmann letters --
The sea journey to America : August to November 1854 --
The first years in San Antonio, Texas : 1854 to 1857 --
Farm life at the Guadalupe River : 1857 to 1888 --
Part three. Die bergmann-Briefe --
Die Seereise nach Amerika : August bis November 1854 --
Die ersten Jahre in San Antonio, Texas : 1854 bis 1857 --
Farmleben an der Guadalupe : 1857 bis 1888.
Series Title: New directions in German-American studies, vol. 7
Responsibility: Christian Friedrich Bergmann ; edited by Ruth I. Cape.

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