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New World View : Letters from a German Immigrant Family in Texas (1854-1885)

By: Cape, Ruth I.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2015Description: 1 online resource (170 p.).ISBN: 9781453913284.Subject(s): Bergmann, Christian Friedrich, 1817-1888 -- Correspondence | Bergmann, Christian Friedrich, 1817-1888 -- Family | Farm life -- Texas -- Guadalupe River Region -- History -- 19th century | Farmers -- Texas -- Correspondence | German Americans -- Texas -- Correspondence | Guadalupe River Region (Tex.) -- Biography | Guadalupe River Region (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century | Immigrants -- Texas -- Correspondence | San Antonio (Tex.) -- Biography | San Antonio (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New World View : Letters from a German Immigrant Family in Texas (1854-1885)DDC classification: 305.83/107648860922 | 305.83107648860922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part One: Introduction; 1. German Immigrants to the United States; 2. German Immigrants to Texas in the Nineteenth Century; 3. State of Research; 4. The C.F. Bergmann Family: Biographical Background; 5. Importance of the Edition; 6. Limits of Written Communication; 7. Message of the Letters; 8. Study Approaches to Immigrant Letters; 9. Principles of Transcription and Translation; Notes; Part Two: The Bergmann Letters; 1. The Sea Journey to America: August to November 1854; 2. The First Years in San Antonio, Texas: 1854 to 1857
3. Farm Life on the Guadalupe River: 1857 to 1888Notes; Plates; Part Three: Die Bergmann-Briefe; 1. Die Seereise nach Amerika: August bis November 1854; 2. Die ersten Jahre in San Antonio: 1854 bis 1857; 3. Farmleben an der Guadalupe in Texas: 1857 bis 1888; Bibliography; Index
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part One: Introduction; 1. German Immigrants to the United States; 2. German Immigrants to Texas in the Nineteenth Century; 3. State of Research; 4. The C.F. Bergmann Family: Biographical Background; 5. Importance of the Edition; 6. Limits of Written Communication; 7. Message of the Letters; 8. Study Approaches to Immigrant Letters; 9. Principles of Transcription and Translation; Notes; Part Two: The Bergmann Letters; 1. The Sea Journey to America: August to November 1854; 2. The First Years in San Antonio, Texas: 1854 to 1857

3. Farm Life on the Guadalupe River: 1857 to 1888Notes; Plates; Part Three: Die Bergmann-Briefe; 1. Die Seereise nach Amerika: August bis November 1854; 2. Die ersten Jahre in San Antonio: 1854 bis 1857; 3. Farmleben an der Guadalupe in Texas: 1857 bis 1888; Bibliography; Index

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Ruth I. Cape is Associate Professor of German at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. After completing graduate work in history and Latin at the Westf#65533;lische Wilhelms-University M#65533;nster in Germany and the University of Arizona in Tucson, Cape earned her PhD in Germanic Languages from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the editor of two previous bilingual and annotated editions, Youth at War: Feldpost Letters of a German Boy to his Family , 1943-1945 (Peter Lang, 2010), and The Jews' Mirror [ Der Judenspiegel ] by Johannes Pfefferkorn (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies; series Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies , 2011).

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