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A Scandinavian heritage : 200 years of Scandinavian presence in the Windsor-Detroit border region

Author: Joan Magee
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, 1985.
Series: Dundurn local history series, 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Scandinavian presence has been felt in many parts of Canada, including the Windsor-Detroit border region. A Scandinavian Heritage surveys the numerous conributions made in this area by the people of 5 nations: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. The history of these people, from the first settlers to the present is explored in detail. The experiences common to each of the nationalities are shown and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Magee, Joan.
A Scandinavian Heritage : 200 Years of Scandinavian Presence in the Windsor-Detroit Border Region.
Toronto : Dundurn, ©1996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Magee
ISBN: 9781459713970 1459713974 9781459713932 1459713931
OCLC Number: 827363602
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Beginnings: 1000 A.D. to 1850 --
A Perilous Journey: 19th Century Norwegian Emigrants in Transit Through Canada --
The Norwegians --
The Swedes --
The Danes --
The Finns --
The Icelanders --
Scandinavians: A Cultural Influence in the Community --
The Scandinavians of Essex County in 1984: A Survey --
Appendix 1: Toivo Niemi's Story --
Appendix 2: Scandinavian and Finnish Population of Windsor, Ontario (Census Metropolitan Area) 1981 --
Appendix 3: Population by Mother Tongue, Windsor, Ontario and Essex County Scandinavian and Finnish, 1981 --
Appendix 4: Ethnicity: Windsor, Ontario and Essex County, Scandinavian and Finnish, 1981 --
Appendix 5: Non-inmate Population by Birthplace, Windsor, Ontario, and Essex County, 1981 Scandinavian and Finnish --
Appendix 6: Origins of the Population of Windsor, Ontario: Scandinavian and Finnish, 1921-1971 --
Appendix 7: Origins of the Population of Canada Census Dates, 1871 to 1971 --
Appendix 8: Population by Place of Birth: Scandinavia or Finland according to Census of Canada, 1871-1971 --
Appendix 9: Ethnic Origin of the Canadian Population (percentages), 1871-1971 --
Appendix 10: Population by Mother Tongue and Sex, Showing Official Language and Home Language for Canada, 1981.
Series Title: Dundurn local history series, 3.
Responsibility: by Joan Magee ; with a foreword by the Hon. Paul Martin.
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The Scandinavian presence has been felt in many parts of Canada, including the Windsor-Detroit border region. A Scandinavian Heritage surveys the numerous conributions made in this area by the people of 5 nations: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. The history of these people, from the first settlers to the present is explored in detail. The experiences common to each of the nationalities are shown and contrasted to the unique perspective brought by each group to this country. Included is a survey reflecting the experiences of the present-day Scandinavian community.

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