By: George T. Flom, Ph.D
Heritage Books, Inc: (1909, 1992)
Seller ID: F0675
Condition: 428 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1909, 1992), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, new index, 428 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The author presents the progress of immigration from Norway to this country from the earliest beginning up to the year 1848. Immigration from Norway resulted in the founding of settlements in New York, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa successively. The causes of emigration, the growth of the movement, and the part in it that each district or province in Norway played is treated fully by the author. The leaders from each district in Norway and the founders of the settlements in the United States are named and, in many cases, sketches are given of their lives. Such questions as the course of the mo... View More...