From Peasants to Farmers by Jon Gjerde
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From Peasants to Farmers
By Jon Gjerde

From Peasants to Farmers

The Migration from Balestrand, Norway, to the Upper Middle West

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From Peasants to Farmers by Jon Gjerde

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This book examines a trans-Atlantic chain migration from a Norwegian fjord district to settlements in the nineteenth-century rural Upper Middle West and considers the social and economic conditions experienced in Europe as well as the immigrants' cultural adaptations to America.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521368223
ISBN-10: 0521368227
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Jan-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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