A history of the Swedish people, Part 2

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Pantheon, 1972 - History - 210 pages
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The Emigrants (1949) is the first volume of Moberg's internationally famous tetralogy describing the lives of Swedish emigrants in the nineteenth century. The Last Letter Home (1959) completes this psychologically penetrating and historically accurate treatment of Swedish settlement in Chisago County, Minnesota. Moberg's strident individualism and enduring empathy with the common people are also seen in A Time on Earth (1962), in which the old Swedish-American Albert Carlson assesses his life as death approaches. In Scandinavia, Moberg is famous as a historian and dramatist as well as a novelist. His History of the Swedish People (1970--71), of which two volumes were completed when he died in 1973, depicts in characteristically vivid language the life of the common folk---in sharp contrast to that of kings and nobility---throughout Sweden's history.

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