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MAP: Dakota (Northern Part): 1880/81

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S36


This map from our Centennial collection is helpful to those seeking to locate the forts, buttes, small settlements and railroad lines in the region. View more info

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Grass of the Earth

By: Aagot Raaen

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 512952


This is an engaging, richly detailed biography of a family of Norwegian immigrant homesteaders in eastern North Dakota in the late 1800s. Educator and world traveler Aagot Raaen wrote this reminiscence late in her life. Like Giants in the Earth and Old Jules, Grass of the Earth deals frankly with a darker side of pioneer life on the prairie.New introduction by Barbara Handy-Marchello. View more info

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Emigrants

By: Johan Bojer

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 51260X


Bojer's novel of Norwegian emigration in the 1880s tells of young villagers who leave the Old World to seek a better life. Their trek takes them to homesteads in North Dakota, where they find that breaking the sod and surviving blizzards are easier than feeling at home in this new land.New introduction by Ingeborg Kongslien. View more info