Scandinavians in the State House: How Nordic Immigrants Shaped Minnesota Politics

Scandinavians in the State House: How Nordic Immigrants Shaped Minnesota Politics

by Klas Bergman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681340302
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 04/01/2017
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,211,486
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Klas Bergman was born in Sweden and has lived in the United States on and off since the early 1980s. He has spent more than two decades working in journalism and international affairs. Bergman lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

1 The Beginnings 3

2 Four Pioneers 28

3 Soon There Were Thousands 50

4 From Protests to Repression 80

5 Radicals in Exile 104

6 Finns on the Range 123

7 Third Becomes First 146

8 Two New Parties 167

9 From Snoose Boulevard to Little Mogadishu 195

10 On the Scandinavian Road 211

Acknowledgments 253

Notes 255

Bibliography 277

Index 293

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