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Elliott, Bruce S.

Letters across Borders

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Bruce S. Elliott, David A. Gerber, Suzanne M. Sinke

Part I. Limits and Opportunities

2. How Representative are Emigrant Letters? An Exploration of the German Case
Wolfgang Helbich, Walter D. Kamphoefner

3. The Limits of the Australian Emigrant Letter
Eric Richards

4. Marriage through the Mail: North American Correspondence Marriage from Early Print to the Web
Suzanne M. Sinke

Part II. Writing Conventions and Practices

5. Irish Emigration and the Art of Letter-Writing
David Fitzpatrick

6. “Every Person Like a Letter”: The Importance of Correspondence in Lithuanian Immigrant Life
Daiva Markelis

7. Epistolary Communication between Migrant Workers and their Families
Miguel Angel Vargas

Part III. Silences and Censorship

8. Epistolary Masquerades: Acts of Deceiving and Withholding in Immigrant Letters
David A. Gerber

9. Reading and Writing across the Borders of Dictatorship: Self-Censorship and Emigrant Experience in Nazi and Stalinist Europe
Ann Goldberg

Part IV. Editorial Interventions

10. “Going into Print”: Published Immigrant Letters, Webs of Personal Relations, and the Emergence of the Welsh Public Sphere
William D. Jones

11. As if at a Public Meeting: Polish American Readers, Writers, and Editors of Ameryka-Echo, 1922–1969
Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann

Part V. Negotiations of Identity

12. Negotiating Space, Time, and Identity: The Hutton-Pellett Letters and a British Child’s Wartime Evacuation to Canada
Helen Brown

13. The Ukrainian Government-in-Exile’s Postal Network and the Construction of National Identity
Karen Lemiski

Part VI. Letters and the State

14. Immigrant Petition Letters in Early Modern Saxony
Alexander Schunka

15. “To His Excellency the Sovereign of all Russian Subjects in Canada”: Emigrant Correspondence with Russian Consulates in Montreal, Vancouver, and Halifax, 1899–1922
Vadim Kukushkin

Keywords: History, Imperialism and Colonialism, World History, Global and Transnational History, Historiography and Method, Literature, general

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
325 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230601079
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53263-6

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