News from the land of freedom: German immigrants write home

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Cornell University Press, 1991 - History - 645 pages
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Letters written by German immigrants to America discuss life in the new world and share political and religious views

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NEWS FROM THE LAND OF FREEDOM: German Immigrants Write Home

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A monumental feat of popular archivism as the editors (Kamphoefner: History/Texas A&M; Helbich & Sommer: History/Ruhr Universit—t Bochum) select from over 5000 letters in the Bochum collection about ... Read full review


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Walter D. Kamphoefner is professor of history at Texas A&M University.

Wolfgang Helbich is professor emeritus of North American history at Ruhr Universitdt Bochum. They have collaborated on four previous books, including "News from the Land of Freedom: German Immigrants Write Home" and "German-American Immigration and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective".

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