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In 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 Details

ISBN: 9780816633500
ISBN-10: 0816633509
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 204mm x 25mm)
Pages: 356
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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