Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

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This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.

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xiv, 464 p. : map ; 21 cm.

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Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891 1849.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 315 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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  • Main Title: Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert
  • Parallel Title: Texas: with special attention to German emigration and the physical characteristics of the land described from personal observation

Description

This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.

Physical Description

xiv, 464 p. : map ; 21 cm.

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"Mit einem naturwissenschaftlichen Anhange und einer topographisch-geognostischen Karte von Texas." trans. "With a natural science appendix and a topgraphic and geologic map of Texas."

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Texas Cultures Online

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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  • 1849

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  • 1846 - 1849

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  • Feb. 7, 2012, 9:27 a.m.

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Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891. Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert, book, 1849; Bonn, Germany. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202844/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.