The Diary of Heinrich Witt (10 vols.)
Mücke, Ulrich (editor)
The diary of Heinrich Witt (1799-1892) is the most extensive private diary written in Latin America known to us today. Written in English by a German migrant who lived in Lima, it is a unique source for the history of Peru, and for international trade and migration. Readership: All interested in the history of Peru, of Altona and Hamburg and of international trade and migration in the 19th century, and anyone concerned with autobiographical writing at that time.
KeywordsDiaries, letters & journals
Publication date and place2015
Diaries, letters & journals