Norwegians in Minnesota
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Norwegians in Minnesota by Jon Gjerde
Book DescriptionThe images of the Vikings professional football team, the stereotype of the 'Norwegian bachelor farmer', and even Minnesotan's speech patterns proclaim the Norwegian heritage of Minnesota. But the Norwegian settlers have contributed much more to the state, as authors Carlton C Qualey and Jon A Gjerde make clear. The Norwegians, who first arrived in territorial days, created lasting farming settlements, especially in the Red River Valley. Their Lutheran churches continue to dot the landscape. But their experience was also urban, as they entered the trades and industries of the Twin Cities. Today, the Norwegian influence is evident in Minnesota art, culture, cuisine, and speech. Norwegian culture permeates the state's character and helps define Minnesota's unique social, political, and business environment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780873514217
(155mm x 230mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jon Gjerde
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From Peasants to Farmers, Paperback (January 1989)» View all books by Jon Gjerde
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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Author Biography - Jon Gjerde
Jon A Gjerde is professor of history at University of California, Berkeley, and author of 'The Minds of the West: Ethnocultural Evolution in the Rural Middle West, 1830-1917'.
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