Norwegian American Women: Migration, Communities, and Identities

Norwegian American Women: Migration, Communities, and Identities

by Betty A. Bergland
     
 

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Explores the vital role of women in the creation of Norwegian American communities—from farm to factory and as caregivers, educators, and writers.

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Explores the vital role of women in the creation of Norwegian American communities—from farm to factory and as caregivers, educators, and writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873518208
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,445,992
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Jameson holds the Imperial Oil-Lincoln McKay Chair in American Studies at the University of Calgary. She was Co-Chair of the "Unsettled Pasts" conference organizing committee, and served on the Steering Committee of the 1983, 1984, 1987, and 2000 Women's West Conferences. She has published on the histories of western women, western labor, mining, and the Canada-United States borderlands. Her books include two co-edited anthologies (with Susan Armitage), The Women's West and Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West, and All That Glitters: Class, Conflict, and Community in Cripple Creek.

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