Norwegian Newspapers in America: Connecting Norway and the by Odd S. Lovoll PDF

By Odd S. Lovoll

ISBN-10: 0873517725

ISBN-13: 9780873517720

within the 19th century, the USA, "the land of newspapers," was once additionally quickly changing into the land of immigrants, with expanding numbers of Norwegians arriving amid the ecu inflow. Already Skandinaven, released out of Chicago, saved newbies and their outdated international family and friends proficient of political, non secular, and social concerns mentioned in burgeoning Norwegian American communities.

From 1847 to this day, greater than 280 Norwegian-language papers have been introduced in towns starting from Minneapolis to Fargo, Boston to Seattle. a few lasted quite a few months; others persevered for many years; all contributed to a constructing Norwegian- American standpoint. peculiar Lovoll strains newspaper ventures either winning and brief lived to supply a complete examine America's Norwegian-language press. Highlighting?diligent editors and examining themes of curiosity to readers over the years, Norwegian Newspapers in the US demonstrates how newspapers pursued a twofold target: forging a bridge to the place of origin whereas nurturing cultural practices within the New World.

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