Scandinavian Studies: History

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Swedish-American Borderlands: New Histories of Transatlantic Relations Swedish-American Borderlands New Histories of Transatlantic Relations Dag Blanck and Adam Hjorthén, Editors 2021 Spring
Reframing Swedish–American relations by focusing on contacts, crossings, and convergences beyond migration
Pictures of Longing: Photography and the Norwegian–American Migration Pictures of Longing Photography and the Norwegian–American Migration Sigrid Lien 2018 Fall
Haunting and revealing photographs sent home by Norwegian immigrants in America as visual document and collective expression of the emigrant experience
From America to Norway IV: Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838–1914, Volume IV: Indexes From America to Norway IV Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838–1914, Volume IV: Indexes Orm Øverland, Editor 2018 Spring
The experience of early Norwegian-American immigrants, told in their letters home—now discoverable in an extensive index
From America to Norway III: Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume III: 1893-1914 From America to Norway III Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume III: 1893-1914 Orm Øverland, Editor 2016 Fall
The experience of early Norwegian–American immigrants, told in their letters home
Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America Myths of the Rune Stone Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America David M. Krueger 2015 Fall
Why the Kensington Rune Stone myth matters to American culture
From America to Norway II: Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume II: 1871-1892 From America to Norway II Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume II: 1871-1892 Orm Øverland, Editor 2015 Spring
The experience of early Norwegian-American immigrants, told in their letters home
Vikings across the Atlantic: Emigration and the Building of a Greater Norway, 1860–1945 Vikings across the Atlantic Emigration and the Building of a Greater Norway, 1860–1945 Daron W. Olson 2012 Fall
The making of a Greater Norway, in which both the homeland and its emigrants belong
Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life Whiskey Breakfast My Swedish Family, My American Life Richard C. Lindberg 2011 Fall
A poignant, multigenerational tale of the Swedish-American experience for two disparate Chicago families
German Autumn German Autumn Stig Dagerman 2011 Fall
The first U.S. edition of Dagerman’s account of postwar life in Germany
The Fall of the King The Fall of the King Johannes V. Jensen 2011 Fall
The masterpiece of one of Scandinavia’s preeminent literary figures and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Journeys from Scandinavia: Travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840—2000 Journeys from Scandinavia Travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840—2000 Elisabeth Oxfeldt 2010 Spring
How Scandinavians perceive and portray encounters with the non-European Other
Up in the Rocky Mountains: Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience Up in the Rocky Mountains Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience Jennifer Eastman Attebery 2007 Spring
How Swedish immigrants became Westerners and Americans, as shown through their letters home
A History of the Swedish People: Volume II: Volume II A History of the Swedish People: Volume II Volume II Vilhelm Moberg 2005 Spring
A revealing and entertaining account of Sweden’s past
A History of the Swedish People: Volume I: Volume I A History of the Swedish People: Volume I Volume I Vilhelm Moberg 2005 Spring
The captivating early history of Sweden
They Took My Father: Finnish Americans in Stalin’s Russia They Took My Father Finnish Americans in Stalin’s Russia Mayme Sevander and Laurie Hertzel 2004 Spring
A riveting memoir of one family’s struggle under a totalitarian regime
From America to Norway I: Norwegian–American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume I: 1838-1870 From America to Norway I Norwegian–American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume I: 1838-1870 Orm Øverland, Editor 2013 Spring
The experience of early Norwegian–American immigrants, told in their letters home

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