Scandinavian-American Connections

Out Stealing Horses Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312427085
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Published: Picador USA - April 29th, 2008

"We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and oneof the first days of July."
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Great Scandinavian Baking Book Cover Image
By Beatrice A. Ojakangas, Rudy Luoma (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780816634965
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Published: University of Minnesota Press - September 15th, 1999

Recipes for savory and authentic morsels from the north country, now in paperback Food is the heart of a Scandinavian home: scrumptious pies, delicate pastries, millions of cookies, and, of course, savory breads. Each country--Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland--has its specialty and no one goes hungry.


Keeping Christmas: Yuletide Traditions in Norway and the New Land Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780873513906
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - October 2001

The modern Norwegian-American Christmas is a warm and regenerative family holiday for millions of Americans whose ancestors came from Norway--celebrated with family feasts of lutefisk, lefse, rommegrot, rull, and fruit soup, observed in homes where trees are decorated with straw ornaments, flags, and heart-shaped baskets.


The Rise of Jonas Olsen: A Norwegian Immigrant's Saga Cover Image
By Johannes Wist, Orm Overland (Translator), Todd W. Nichol (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780816647507
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Published: University of Minnesota Press - November 2005

The road to riches for the hero of this sweeping historical novel ends up being rockier than he initially expects. Norwegian immigrant Jonas Olsen arrives in late nineteenth-century Minneapolis with little money and less English.


Remedies and Rituals: Folk Medicine in Norway and the New Land Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780873515764
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - March 2007

To cure a fever that begins with chills, write the following on a piece of bread and give it to the patient for eight days, one piece each day, and on the ninth day, burn the last piece: Colameris x, Colameri x, Colamer x, Colame x, Colam x, Cola x, Col x, Co x, and C x.


To Siberia Cover Image
By Per Petterson, Anne Born (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780312428990
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Published: Picador USA - September 1st, 2009

I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside of their wings when we leaned out of the windows and looked up.


Norwegians on the Prairie: Ethnicity and the Development of the Country Town Cover Image
By Odd S. Lovoll, Todd Nichol (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780873516037
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - August 2007

Against the broad backdrop of the expanding western frontier, noted Norwegian American scholar Odd S. Lovoll explores the country town through the lens of ethnicity in this pioneering study.


A Handbook of Scandinavian Names Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780299248345
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - December 9th, 2010

Are you looking for
A Scandinavian name for your baby?
The names of Norse gods and heroes?
The history and meaning of Scandinavian first names?
Variations and alternate spellings for common Scandinavian names?
Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark?


In Their Own Words: Letters from Norwegian Immigrants Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780816618590
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Published: University of Minnesota Press - January 3rd, 1991

Norwegian Newspapers in America: Connecting Norway and the New Land Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780873517720
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - May 15th, 2010

In the nineteenth century, the United States, "the land of newspapers," was also fast becoming the land of immigrants, with increasing numbers of Norwegians arriving amid the European influx.


Farm Recipes and Food Secrets from Norske Nook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780299172343
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - May 2001

When a small-town cafe in Osseo, Wisconsin, was praised for "some of the world’s best pies" in the best-selling guidebook Roadfood, Helen Myhre and the Norske Nook became famous! The same home-cooking tips Helen shared on "Late Night with David Letterman" she now shares with you.