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The Colony that Rose from Sea: Norwegian Maritime Migration and Community in Brooklyn, 1850-1910 Hardcover – November 1, 1997


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press (November 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0252024001
  • ISBN-13: 978-0252024009
  • Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.9 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #953,683 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 23, 1998
Format: Hardcover
This is the first study of Norwegian immigrants in Brooklyn and the New York City area. It focuses on the maritime migration fron Norway, and explores the ethinic community that emerged around 1900. It is a well-reserached, well-written and richly illustrated book, and should be of interest to anyone interested in the history of Norwegian migration to America.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Maurice Bergman on April 13, 2009
Format: Hardcover
A book that sparks the interest of any Norwegian-American living
in the United States. A detail of the arrival and settlement
of our Norwegian ancestors who arrived by boat and took up residence
in their new country. A well-worth reading.
Maurice Olaf Bergman
Kristiansand, Norway / Brooklyn, New York
2009
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It should be in bookshelf of anyone with Norwegian heritage. For that reason I would recommend it and buy it again.
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