Danes in Wisconsin: Revised and Expanded Edition
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BeschreibungWisconsin Territory's first Dane arrived in 1829, and by 1860 the state's Danish-born population had reached 1,150. Yet these newcomers remained only a small segment of Wisconsin's increasingly complex cultural mosaic, and the challenges of adapting to life in this new land shaped the Danish experience in the state. In this popular book, now revised and expanded with additional historical photos and documents, Frederick Hale offers a concise introduction to Wisconsin's Danish settlers, exploring their reasons for leaving their homeland, describing their difficult journeys, and examining their adjustments to life on Wisconsin soil.
PortraitFrederick Hale has written five books in the field of Scandinavian immigration and has contributed articles to historical, literary, and theological journals in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Africa, and the United States.
Untertitel: 'People of Wisconsin'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOC PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 72 Seiten