Promise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American People by Odd S. LovollPromise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American People by Odd S. Lovoll

Promise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American People

byOdd S. Lovoll

Paperback | May 1, 1999

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In The Promise of America, historian Odd S. Lovoll tells the story of the thousands of Norwegian immigrants who gambled on a fresh start in the United States. Now, Lovoll has carefully revised this successful book to reflect new understandings of the Norwegian-American past, updating the story to today. Changes include additional photos, expanded treatment of the causes of migration, extensive details about the urban Norwegian-American experience, new information about immigrant fiction and reading societies, enriched discussions of Norwegians in the Civil War and the Socialist movement, and more.
Title:Promise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:396 pages, 9 × 8 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 1999Publisher:University of Minnesota PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0816633509

ISBN - 13:9780816633500

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Many Europeans left their homeland in search of greater prosperity in the United States. In The Promise of America, historian Odd S. Lovoll tells the story of the thousands of Norwegian immigrants who gambled on a fresh start in the promise-filled United States. It contains extensive details about the Norwegian-American experience, new information about immigrant fiction and reading societies and discussions about Norwegians in the Civil War and in the Socialist movement.