Swedish Exodus / Edition 1

Swedish Exodus / Edition 1

by Lars Ljungmark
     
 

The story of Swedish immigrants in the United States is the story in miniature of the greatest mass migration in human history, that of thirty-five million Europeans who left their homes to come to America. It is a human story of interest not only to Swedes and Swedish Americans but to everyone. See more details below

Overview

The story of Swedish immigrants in the United States is the story in miniature of the greatest mass migration in human history, that of thirty-five million Europeans who left their homes to come to America. It is a human story of interest not only to Swedes and Swedish Americans but to everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809320479
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1996
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,286,460
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Figures
Preface
Ch. 1They Left for America1
Ch. 2Group Emigration from Sweden and Stage Migration in the United States14
Ch. 3Mass Emigration from Sweden28
Ch. 4America for Sale51
Ch. 5They Sold America57
Ch. 6Bound for America76
Ch. 7Who Were They and Where Did They Settle?88
Ch. 8Swedes Become Americans101
Ch. 9Americanization126
Ch. 10The Consequences of Emigration in Sweden132
Annual Emigration from and Remigration to Sweden, 1851-1940145
Notes148
Selected Bibliography152
Index160

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