Looking for Humboldt: & Searching for German Footprints in New Mexico and Beyond

Looking for Humboldt Searching for German Footprints in New Mexico and Beyond As a German American explores the colorful landscape of the American Southwest its adventure rich past and the roles played by Humboldt and a handful of German participants and immigrant soldiers co

  • Title: Looking for Humboldt: & Searching for German Footprints in New Mexico and Beyond
  • Author: Erika Schelby
  • ISBN: 9780989121613
  • Page: 469
  • Format: ebook
  • As a German American explores the colorful landscape of the American Southwest, its adventure rich past, and the roles played by Humboldt and a handful of German participants and immigrant soldiers come alive.Early on, Spanish and English methods collide With exquisite detail and stark honesty, Erika Schelby expertly weaves a story of culture, conflict, and belonging in tAs a German American explores the colorful landscape of the American Southwest, its adventure rich past, and the roles played by Humboldt and a handful of German participants and immigrant soldiers come alive.Early on, Spanish and English methods collide With exquisite detail and stark honesty, Erika Schelby expertly weaves a story of culture, conflict, and belonging in this beautiful narrative To gain insight, layers of history are pulled back and scrupulously examined.Looking for Humboldt is focused on the Southwest but finds the connections to a larger world in good Humboldtian fashion, with brief cameo appearances by persons ranging from Thomas Jefferson, Frederick the Great, and Napoleon to Adalbert von Chamisso, Eugene Debs and Al Sieber, Chief of Scouts during the Apache Wars Even geopolitical strategists like Mackinder and Mahan present their case.From ancient events to the present day, from the tectonic plates below to the desert above, Schelby s rendition of the region s diverse histories is unlike any other It also provides a timely contribution to the 100 year anniversary of the 1917 American entry into the First World War and shines a light on the hidden German American experience.

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    About “Erika Schelby

    • Erika Schelby

      Erika Schelby is a writer with much experience in business She co owned and team built a small design focused company, worked in management positions in Europe and the U.S traveled widely, and holds a B A and a M.S degree from American universities She lives and writes in New Mexico Ms Schelby published the BESTIARY FOR BUSINESS, the short listed essay LIBERATING THE FUTURE , and she was one of 8 winners in the AMERICAN EXPRESS ANNUAL REVIEW OF TRAVEL international essay competition The new history LOOKING FOR HUMBOLDT will be released on September 15, 2017.

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