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Book CoverFrom America to Norway: Norwegian-American Letters from 1838-1914
Volume One 1838-1870
Edited and translated by Orm Øverland

ISBN 978-0-81668-517-2 Retail price $50.00. In stock.
470 pp. Copyright © 2012, The Norwegian-American Historical Association

The three-volume From America to Norway: Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters, 1838-1914 is based on a Norwegian edition in seven volumes, Fra Amerika til Norge (1992-2011). The Norwegian edition in turn is based on the collection of immigrant letters in the Norwegian National Archives (Riksarkivet), which sponsored publicaton of the Norwegian edition. Readers will find a wealth of information on kinfolk, places, agriculture, church life, politics, clothing, food, language and more. The letters selected in these volumes have not appeared in any previous NAHA publications. The Provisional Index to Vol. 1 indexes the letter writers and recipients, as well as the places of origin and destination for each letter.

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