Ute Mehnert is a German historian and journalist who emigrated to the U.S. with her family in 2006. After studying American History and, specifically, German-American relations in the Age of Imperialism, she worked as correspondent for the international news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Berlin. Today, she is a freelance journalist and German instructor in Princeton, New Jersey. Her latest publication is Ute Mehnert, USA: Vertraute Bilder, fremdes Land (Berlin, Christoph Links Verlag 2010) [USA: Familiar Pictures, Foreign Country – a portrait of the United States for German-speaking immigrants or expatriates].
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