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Heimat North America: English and German

by Lachner, Bert

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


Glen Ellyn, Illinois: Landmark Books Unlimited, 1997. Book. Near Fine. Glossy Boards. First Edition.. 336 coated pages, color photos on nearly every page. Almost new, no markings. An oversized pictorial scrapbook showing various German-American fraternal clubs and other organizations in most U.S. states. Also several essays about the history of German emigration to the U.S., ethnic tensions and discrimination; religious life, military servce, etc. Text is in both German and English. Co-author is Ernst Ott, and about a dozen others are listed as editorial assistants. Cover shows statues of immigrants (slightly raised from the cover's surface) against a photo of the statue of Liberty. Size: 4to - -12 in Tall.



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