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Title The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration (1821-1840): Its Causes and Results, with an Introduction on the Services Rendered by the Scandinavians to the World and to America
Author Anderson, Rasmus Björn (1846-1936)
Date 1895
Document Type Printed Book
Reference G450.A549.F895
BIB ID 68608
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Looks at the history of Norwegian migration to the United States during the period 1821 to 1840. The author examines the causes of emigration from Norway, Norwegian settlements in America, the positive impact of Norwegians in America (and the world), and statistics related to this migration.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Norway
Country (to) United States of America
Places California, Chicago, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Louisiana, New York, Texas, Utah, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; Sweden; Norway; Copenhagen, Denmark
Nationality Norwegian
Keywords emigration, immigration, push factors, pull factors, religion, Lutheranism, settlement, ethnic organisation
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society