James C. Kearney

James C. Kearney has published two previous books, Nassau Plantation: The Evolution of a Texas German Slave Plantation and Friedrichsburg: A Novel, which won the Summerfield G. Roberts Award from the Sons of the Republic of Texas.


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  1. Journey to Texas, 1833

    Journey to Texas, 1833

    Written by Detlef Dunt, Translated by Anders Saustrup, Edited by James C. Kearney and Geir Bentzen

    University of Texas Press

    In 1834, a German immigrant to Texas, D. T. F. (Detlef Thomas Friedrich) Jordt, aka Detlef Dunt, published Reise nach Texas, a delightful little book that praised Texas as "a land which puts riches in [the immigrant's] lap, which... Learn More
    Published: 3rd January 2017
    Paperback | £17.99
  2. Friedrichsburg
    Winner, Summerfield G. Roberts Award for a Work of Creative Writing, Sons of the Texas Republic, 2013Founded in 1846, Fredericksburg, Texas, was established by German noblemen who enticed thousands of their compatriots to flee... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2012
    Hardback | £24.99