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MAP: Sweden & Norway: 1875

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: M39


Edward Weller’s map entitled Sweden & Norway was first issued in London in 1875. Showing the internal provincial subdivisions in each country, the map also locates railroad lines, principal rivers, cities, towns and many villages. View more info

MAP: Sweden (South)

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: M12


Showing Sweden south of the province of Falu, our reprint of J.&C. Walker's map of The Southern Provinces of Sweden was originally published in 1833. Major roads, towns, mountain ranges and provincial boundaries are shown in detail. View more info

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Touring Swedish America: Where to Go and What to See—Second Edition

By: Alan H. Winquist and Jessica Rousselow-Winquist

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 515595


The comprehensive, user-friendly guide to more than 1,000 Swedish American historical sites and landmarks across the United States.With more than 1.3 million Swedish Americans in residence, the United States has an unsurprising wealth of landmarks that pay homage to the Swedish people and their culture. Touring Swedish America details the locations, histories, and stories behind more than 1,000 such places, including the charming Holy Trinity Church, built in stone a... View more info

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They Built Railway Cars: The Pullman Social Experiment and the Swedish Immigration

By: Allan T. Nilson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: J2076


English translation from Swedish by Raymond E. Johnson. A large number of Swedes came to Chicago in the 1880s to live in the model town of Pullman and to work in the factory that produced luxury sleeping cars. The two main themes of this book are: 1) Two families among a group of immigrants from the Nykyrke Parish in Sweden-how they adapted to a new life and culture and founded their Lutheran church; and 2) Railroad car magnate George M. Pullman, who built the factories ... View more info

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Swedes in Minnesota

By: Anne Gillespie Lewis; foreword by Bill Holm.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press: c2004

Seller ID: 514785


No ethnic group is so identified with a single state as the Swedes are with Minnesota. From before statehood, Swedish immigrants flooded into the small frontier towns of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Encouraged by agents who promised inexpensive and fertile farmland, they came by the thousands. By the turn of the twentieth century, over 126,000 Swedes lived in Minnesota-and their impact on everything in the state continues to today. In this concise history of Swedes in Minne... View more info

SWEDISH TOUCHES: Recipes and Traditions

By: Edited by David Wright and Martha Wiberg Thompson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Penfield Press:

Seller ID: 043535


Midwest Independent Publishers Association 2006 prize winner! This 160-page, perfect-bound volume is the long-awaited updated version of Penfield's 1983 "Superbly Swedish." With 32 pages of all-new full-color photographs and completely revised text, "Swedish Touches" includes classic Swedish-American recipes carefully selected and expanded, now available in this new edition. Unique to this book are color reproductions by famous Swedish artists, and po... View more info

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Swedes in Wisconsin [revised and expanded edition]

By: Frederick Hale.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press: c2002

Seller ID: 203371


A concise introduction to Wisconsin's Swedish immigrantsSwedes in Wisconsin chronicles the state's early Swedish immigrants. Scholar Frederick Hale relates the reasons these emigrants left for the New World, their arduous journeys to North American soil, and their establishment of communities in Wisconsin, including the state's first Swedish settlement, New Upsala at Pine Lake in Waukesha County.New to this edition are the selected letters of Swedish novelist and... View more info

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Early Church Records of New Castle County, Delaware: Volume 2: Old Swedes Church 1713-1799

By: Horace Burr

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0290


Translated. Taken from church records from Old Swedes' (Crane Hook) Church in Wilmington. View more info

Swedes in the Twin Cities: Immigrant Life and Minnesota’s Urban Frontier

By: Philip J. Anderson & Dag Blanck, editors

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 513991


A detailed portrait of Swedish immigrant life and culture in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, told in 22 essays by leading scholars from the U.S. and Sweden.During the era of Swedish mass emigration to the United States-about 1.3 million Swedes arrived between 1850 and 1930-more members of this group made their homes in Minnesota than in any other state. By 1910 Swedes were the largest ethnic group in Minneapolis, claiming a quarter of the city's resident... View more info

CD: Annals of the Swedes on the Delaware, from their First Settlement in 1636, to the Present Time

By: Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, D.D

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2878


The Swedes arrived just thirty years after the English settled in Virginia and just seventeen years after the settlement of New England and were among the first colonies that came from Europe to America and the first colony to settle in Pennsylvania. These annals are not a full account of all that has been written concerning the Swedes in America, but rather the most striking facts in their history as chosen by the author. Much of this history revolves around the settlem... View more info

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A Community Transplanted: The Trans-Atlantic Experience of a Swedish Immigrant Settlement in the Upper Middle West, 1835-1915 (Social Demography)

By: Robert C. Ostergren

Price: $26.95

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: 1988

Seller ID: 113248


Reviews“An exceptional work, meticulously researched and woven together with analytic rigor and attention to the particularities of the subject matter. It is written in a style that combines individual narrative histories with systematic empirical inquiry yielding a work that is intellectually sophisticated and at times lyrical. In short, it should not only be read by students of American immigration, but should serve as a model for future research... View more info

A History of the Swedish People, Volume II: From Renaissance to Revolution

By: Vilhelm Moberg, translated by Paul Britten Austin

Price: $16.95

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 2005

Seller ID: 646570


In the second volume of his vivid history of the Swedes, Vilhelm Moberg brings his focus on the common people to bear on a period that included two dramatic revolts: the national insurrection under Engelbrekt and the last desperate attempt of the Småland peasantry to retain their medieval liberties-a defiance bloodily crushed by King Gustav Vasa. Using a wide variety of local historical source materials, Moberg studies the ruthless monarch Vasa and his two tragic oppone... View more info

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A History of the Swedish People, Volume I: From Prehistory to the Renaissance

By: Vilhelm Moberg, translated by Paul Britten Austin, foreword by Gunnar Myrdal

Price: $16.95

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 2005

Seller ID: 646562


Beginning in prehistoric times and culminating with the Dacke rebellion of 1542, renowned novelist Vilhelm Moberg's two-volume popular history of the Swedish people approaches its subject from the viewpoint of the common people, documenting peasants' lives as well as those of the royal families.In this first volume Moberg examines Viking raids, the coming of Christianity, and the Folkungs royal dynasty, whose tyrannical reign lasted from 1250 to the 1360s. He vividly... View more info