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From peasants to farmers : the migration from Balestrand, Norway to the upper Middle West

Author: Jon Gjerde
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series: Interdisciplinary perspectives on modern history.
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This book examines a trans-Atlantic chain migration from a Norwegian fjord district to settlements in the nineteenth-century rural Upper Middle West and considers the social and economic conditions  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Gjerde
ISBN: 0521368227 9780521368223
OCLC Number: 19571413
Description: xiv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Interdisciplinary perspectives on modern history.
Responsibility: Jon Gjerde.

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