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The colony that rose from the sea : Norwegian maritime migration and community in Brooklyn, 1850-1910

Author: David Mauk
Publisher: [Northfield] : Norwegian-American Historical Association : Distributed by the University of Illinois Press, 1997.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mauk, David, 1945-
Colony that rose from the sea.
[Northfield] : Norwegian-American Historical Association : Distributed by the University of Illinois Press, 1997
(OCoLC)988859795
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mauk
ISBN: 0877320861 9780877320869
OCLC Number: 37905330
Description: xiii, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: The colony that rose from the sea. --
The Norwegian background of Brooklyn's Red Hook Colony. --
Getting there and coming ashore: Maritime transience, desertion, and settlement in Manhattan. --
One pattern among many in Brooklyn's complex and shifting fabric. --
Seving Seamen in Babylon: the first institutions in Brooklyn's Norwegian colony. --
In the foundry of change: coping with the transformations of the 1880s. --
Living and working together in the 1890s. --
Our own little world: community life in Little Norway, 1890-1910. --
A den of pirates with many tales to tell.
Responsibility: David C. Mauk.

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