The Promise of America
History of the Norwegian-American People 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Odd Sverre Lovoll
Promise of America by Odd Sverre Lovoll
Book DescriptionIn The Promise of America, historian Odd S. Lovoll tells the story of the thousands of Norwegian immigrants who gambled on a fresh start in the United States. Now, Lovoll has carefully revised this successful book to reflect new understandings of the Norwegian-American past, updating the story to today. Changes include additional photos, expanded treatment of the causes of migration, extensive details about the urban Norwegian-American experience, new information about immigrant fiction and reading societies, enriched discussions of Norwegians in the Civil War and the Socialist movement, and more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816633500
(229mm x 204mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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"Published in cooperation with the Norwegian-American Historical Association."
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