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Memories of Carolinian immigrants : autobiographies, diaries, and letters from colonial times to the present

Memories of Carolinian immigrants : autobiographies, diaries, and letters from colonial times to the present

Author: Andreas Lixl-Purcell
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press Of America, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This anthology presents personal narratives and historical photographs that illuminate the diversity of immigrant experiences in North and South Carolina since 1700. The broad focus of the book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Lixl-Purcell
ISBN: 9780761844136 0761844139 9780761844143 0761844147 9780761844150 0761844155
OCLC Number: 277275484
Description: xxxv, 269 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Recollections of colonial immigrants. Christoph von Graffenried : account of the founding of New Bern ; Robert Witherspoon : memories of a South Carolinian settler ; James Murray : letters from a Scottish pioneer ; Olaudah Equiano : an African's account ; August Spangenberg : the Moravian diary ; Mary Gloud : testimony in the Indian book ; Janet Schaw : journal of an English lady --
Memories of revolution, peace, and war, 1776-1865. Christiana Teulon : declaration of a Revolutionary War widow ; Joseph Salvador : letter from Charleston ; The confession of Monday Gell ; Chang and Eng Bunker : family letters ; Omar ibn Said : autobiography of a slave in North Carolina ; Charles Ball : slave migration ; Lena Pearlstine Berkman : passage from Poland ; Hermann Bokum : a refugee's testimony ; Loreta Velazquez : Civil War exploits and travels --
New Carolinians in the new South, 1865-1938. Nicholas Said : memories of an African Muslim ; John Wagener : South Carolina, home of the industrious immigrant ; Nettie McCormick Henley : Scottish legacies ; Louis Philippe Guigou : Waldensian trail of faith ; George Mehales : Dixie lunch memories ; Anna Gelson Berendt : from Ellis Island to Yonges Island ; Hugh MacRay : bringing immigrants to the South ; Thelma Wingate : Scandinavians follow the sea ; Constantin Geraris : life of a Greek restaurateur --
Modern day memories of Carolinian immigrants. Max Heller : memories of a Greenville mayor ; Durba Ahmed : not as American as apple pie ; Gisela Hood : Cold War bride ; The Khalid family : every place that you call yours is God's ; Kwame Dawes : a Jamaican father ; Seira Reyes : an artist's journey ; Diana de Anda : versos ; Tria Her : Hmong interview ; Hispanic voices : memories of new Carolinians ; Xiolan Zhuang : my life before and after coming to the Carolinas ; Jaime Farrugia : my immigrant story.
Responsibility: edited by Andreas Lixl.


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Memories of Carolinian Immigrants: Autobiographies, Diaries, and Letters from Colonial Times to the Present includes valuable accounts of a significant population in America's history.... Insightful Read more...

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