Kindle Price: £3.78

Save £5.99 (61%)

includes VAT*
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Kindle App Ad
Looking For Humboldt: & Searching For German Footprints in New Mexico and Beyond by [Schelby, Erika]

Looking For Humboldt: & Searching For German Footprints in New Mexico and Beyond Kindle Edition


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
£3.78

Length: 322 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled

Kindle Monthly Deal
Browse a new selection of discounted Kindle Books each month. Shop now

Product description

Review

"I sometimes pause in amazement," writes Erika Schelby in this delightful book, "about the curious connectedness of things." With wit, irony, and extraordinary insight, she explores the connectedness -- and contradictions -- in all manner of things, not least of all in the unexpected ties between her native Germany and her adopted state of New Mexic .

¬ Andrew J. Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of History and International Relations, Boston University

With wit and humor, this book tells the story one woman's voyage in search of a fascinating but hidden piece of American history. It ranges from frontier battles to dinners at the White House - and concludes by helping us answer the question of how the United States became the country it is today.

- Stephen Kinzer, author and award-winning correspondent; Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute, Brown University _________________________________________________________________

A deeply personal account of the imprint Germans left on New Mexico and the United States at large...A delightfully eclectic history told with charm and thoughtfulness.

¬ Kirkus Reviews

Especially recommended as a powerful 'must have' acquisition for any collection strong in New Mexican literature or German immigrant experiences in America.

¬ Diane Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

________________________________________

About the Author

Erika Schelby is a writer with much experience in business. Working in management positions in Europe and the U.S., she traveled widely and holds a B. A. and a M.S. degree from U.S. universities. Living and writing in New Mexico, Ms. Schelby published the BESTIARY FOR BUSINESS, the short-listed essay LIBERATING THE FUTURE (Amazon), and she was one of 8 winners in the AMERICAN EXPRESS ANNUAL REVIEW OF TRAVEL international essay competition.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6183.0 KB
  • Print Length: 322 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0989121607
  • Publisher: Lava Gate Press; 1 edition (14 Sept. 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B075NMWFFX
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 3.6 out of 5 stars 3 reviews
Thomas W. Sulcer
4.0 out of 5 starsLoose historical accounts relating to European immigrants in New Mexico
1 February 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
GFH
5.0 out of 5 starsA Personal View of New Mexico.
2 October 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
autyde
2.0 out of 5 starsmore of a college student book
16 April 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
One person found this helpful.
click to open popover

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?