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Title The Scandinavian Element in the United States
Author Babcock, Kendric Charles (1864-1932)
Date Sep 1914
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information University of Illinois
Reference G700.B112.S914
BIB ID 83203
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Charts the history of migration from Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway and Denmark) to the United States, from the early 19th century to the turn of the 20th century. The author examines the role economics plays in this migration, in addition to the various aspects of the Scandinavian migrant community such as religion, social relations, and political activity.
Series Description University of Illinois Studies in the Social Sciences; Vol. III, No. 3.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Denmark; Sweden; Norway
Country (to) United States of America
Places New England, California, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, LaSalle County, Chicago, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, United States; Stockholm, Gothenburg, Sweden; Numedal, Norway; Copenhagen, Denmark
Ports New York City, United States; Gothenburg, Sweden
Nationality Swedish; Danish; Norwegian
Keywords immigration, settlement, economics, agriculture, labour, railroad, community relations, politics
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