3 edition of From Scandinavian shores found in the catalog.
From Scandinavian shores
J. B. Hove
From 1825 to 1930 almost three million Scandinavians immigrated to the New World. However, emigration did not extinguish their strong and admirable culture. In fact, Scandinavian immigrants exhibited even more of the unique traits that had long nourished their ancestors and this adherence to their cultural values contributed much to their success in the New World. Scandinavian shores is an illuminating and entertaining book that brings to life the rich cultural history that has survived through generations of Scandinavians and has transcended the distance between the New World and their home countries. When these immigrants stepped ashore in the New World, they had what mattered most: their resourcefulness, work ethic and skilled craftsmanship. These, and other inherent traits, set them apart from the thousands of European immigrants of different descent.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-223) and index.
|LC Classifications||DL30 .H68 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 256 p. :|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||2009275119|
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