Norway to America: A History of the Migration

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U of Minnesota Press, 1978 - Norwegian Americans - 213 pages
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Brief history of Norwegian immigration to the USA from 1829 to present day. Author displays an excellent knowledge of the subject. Being half Norwegian, I learned much about comparatively recent history. Read full review

Contents

Migration
3
The Sloop Restauration 1825
10
Pioneers
20
Exodus 183665
32
Land of Freedom and Opportunity the 1850s
41
The Long Journey
53
Years of Trial and Triumph
65
A Pioneer Society
74
The Big Families
98
Change and Unrest 18651915
106
The Fabulous Land
121
Norway in America
132
Politics and Organizations
144
The Immigrants Become Americans
152
The Emigrants and the Homeland
162
Index
203

Encountering Americans
86

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