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Danes in Wisconsin (People of Wisconsin) Paperback – December 15, 1981


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Product Details

  • Series: People of Wisconsin
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press; 1 edition (December 15, 1981)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870202057
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870202056
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,425,070 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Frederick Hale (born 1948) graduated from Macalester College in 1969 and was awarded master's degrees at Harvard University, the University of Minnesota, and the Johns Hopkins University. He received his Doctor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins in 1976. In addition to Danes in Wisconsin he has written five books in the field of Scandinavian immigration and has contributed articles to historical, literary, and theological journals in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Africa, and the United States.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on October 4, 2005
Format: Paperback
Now in a newly revised and expanded edition, Danes In Wisconsin is a brief history of Danish immigrants and their contribution to Wisconsin settlement and history during the 1800's. Vintage black-and-white photographs illustrate this fascinating introduction, written for lay readers, to how Danish settlers lived and how they struggled to preserve their culture. New to revised and expanded addition are the letters of Andrew Frederickson, written over a forty-year span, which succinctly capture the personal experiences of a Dane who made a new life for himself in Wisconsin. A brief yet savory and entertaining tidbit of Wisconsin history, especially recommended as a gift or souvenir book.
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