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The Scandinavian world

Author: Arland O Fiske
Publisher: Minot, N.D. : North American Heritage Press, ©1988.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arland O Fiske
ISBN: 0942323025 9780942323023
OCLC Number: 18719993
Notes: Articles originally published in the column, The Scandinavian heritage, of Area market review.
Description: xiv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
ch. 1. The Swedes of Jamestown, New York --
ch. 2. Gutzon Borlum : sculptor of presidents --
ch. 3. Sigurd the Crusader --
ch. 4. Carl Milles --
Swedish artistic genius --
ch. 5. Raoul Wallenberg : "Righteous Gentile" --
ch. 6. Norway honors General Jones --
ch. 7. The "Ola and Per" comics --
ch. 8. Halvdan the Black --
ch. 9. The Scandinavians of Detroit --
ch. 10. The American Swedish Institute --
ch. 11. "News from Norway" --
ch. 12. Church life in Norway --
ch. 13. The Oslo Cathedral --
ch. 14. The town hall in Oslo --
ch. 15. A.M. Andersen : pathfinder for Dana College --
ch. 16. Knute Nelson : champion of children's rights --
ch. 17. Orion Samuelson : the voice of American agriculture --
ch. 18. The Scandinavians are coming --
ch. 19. An evening with Victor Borge --
ch. 20. My unforgettable Swedish friend --
ch. 21. T.G. Mandt : "Wagonmaker" --
ch. 22. "Hap" Lerwick : from lumberjack to surgeon --
ch. 23. "Snowshoe" Thompson carries the mail --
ch. 24. Rasmus B. Anderson and King Frederick's pipe --
ch. 25. Jens Hanson and the Vatican Library --
ch. 26. Knute Reindahl : violin maker --
ch. 27. Anna the immigrant girl --
ch. 28. Skansen : Sweden in miniature --
ch. 29. Knut Haukelid : Resistance hero --
ch. 30. The cathedral in Trondheim --
ch. 31. Denmark's "Jelling stone." ch. 32. Helsinki's "Rock Church" --
ch. 33. Hans Hyldbakk : "King of the Cliff" --
ch. 34. Lindholm Hoje : Viking winter camp in Denmark --
ch. 35. The "Primstav" : old Norse calendar --
ch. 36. "Flying with the Scandinavian airline system" --
ch. 37. "Scoop" Jackson : counselor to presidents --
ch. 38. Norwegian Deaconesses build hospital in Chicago --
ch. 39. Discovering Numedal --
ch. 40. Trolls and mountain roads --
ch. 41. Homecoming to Hemsedal --
ch. 42. The Viking world --
ch. 43. Night voyage to Helsinki --
ch. 44. The American Church in Oslo --
ch. 45. Kaare of Gryting --
ch. 46. The icebreaker "Fram" --
ch. 47. The promise of America --
ch. 48. The Hans Christian Andersen House --
ch. 49. Stockholm's "Gamla Stan" --
ch. 50. Bindslev : a small town in Denmark --
ch. 51. Cleng Peerson's boyhood in Norway --
ch. 52. Cleng Peerson sails the "Restauration" --
ch. 53. Cleng Peerson's adventures in America --
ch. 54. The "Great Church" in Helsinki --
ch. 55. Molde : the "City of Roses" --
ch. 56. The "Independent Order of Vikings" --
ch. 57. Tracing a family name --
ch. 58. Myron Floren goes to Norway --
ch. 59. The tales of Askeladden --
ch. 60. The Prime Minister who saved the King --
ch. 61. The anatomy of a story. ch. 62. A visit to the Bergen Aquarium --
ch. 63. Alfred Nobel and the "Prizes" --
ch. 64. Impressions of "Native Americans" by Swedish immigrants --
ch. 65. The historic Tingvoll Church --
ch. 66. The Scandinavian colleges in America --
ch. 67. The Norwegians of Lake Wobegon --
ch. 68. Johan Falkenberget : the "Copper mine" novelist --
ch. 69. Scandinavian immigrant worship traditions --
ch. 70. The Fritjof saga --
ch. 71. Lady Inger of Austraat --
ch. 72. Erik the Red --
ch. 73. Where is Vinland? --
ch. 74. The tale of Thorfin Karlsefni --
ch. 75. The Vinland map --
ch. 76. Norse rune stones in America --
ch. 77. Immigrants from Voss to America --
ch. 78. Scandinavia and the Northern Crusades --
ch. 79. Jon Wefald : Kansas State Prexy --
ch. 80. Slaves and free men in the Viking world --
ch. 81. Political views of Norwegian immigrants --
ch. 82. The Norwegian immigrant press --
ch. 83. Family life in the Viking world --
ch. 84. Chiefs, Earls and Kings in the Viking world --
ch. 85. Everyday life in the Viking world --
ch. 86. Erling Rolfsrud and the "Tiger Lilly years" --
ch. 87. Folke Bernadotte : Sweden's humanitarian diplomat --
ch. 88. Trade and commerce in the Viking world. ch. 89. Warfare in the Viking world --
ch. 90. Christmas in Scandinavia --
ch. 91. The saga of Torger Skaaden --
ch. 92. George Reishus remembers --
ch. 93. Vikings in the Turtle Mountains? --
ch. 94. The enigma of Vikdun Quisling --
ch. 95. When the Vikings came to Troyes --
ch. 96. "Gamle Norge : Old Norway" --
ch. 97. Who are the "Sons of Norway"? --
ch. 98. The "Bygelag" movement in America --
ch. 99. The Norwegian-American Historical Association --
ch. 100. Geir Botnen : Norway's world-class pianist.
Responsibility: Arland O. Fiske.

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