Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin

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This German text is a contemporary history and description of the United States of America based on the author's first hand observations, written as a guide for German emigrants. According to the bookseller's note: "This book contains information about German travelers in the state of Texas. It includes discussions on the physical aspects of the land, natural products, Indians, the West, social life and customs throughout the state, as well as information about education, schools, and other stories."

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viii, 364 p. ; 22 cm.

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Menzel, Gottfried, 1798- 1853.

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  • Main Title: Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin
  • Parallel Title: The United States of America: with special consideration for German emigration thereto

Description

This German text is a contemporary history and description of the United States of America based on the author's first hand observations, written as a guide for German emigrants. According to the bookseller's note: "This book contains information about German travelers in the state of Texas. It includes discussions on the physical aspects of the land, natural products, Indians, the West, social life and customs throughout the state, as well as information about education, schools, and other stories."

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viii, 364 p. ; 22 cm.

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There is a signature dated 1853, located immediately before the title page.

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Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • 1853

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Menzel, Gottfried, 1798-. Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin, book, 1853; Berlin, Germany. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202841/: accessed August 7, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.