Across the Deep Blue Sea: The Saga of Early Norwegian by Odd Lovoll

By Odd Lovoll

Across the Deep Blue Sea investigates a bankruptcy in Norwegian immigration historical past that hasn't ever been totally instructed prior to. peculiar S. Lovoll relates how Quebec, Montreal, and different port towns in Canada turned the gateway for Norwegian emigrants to North the United States, exchanging manhattan because the major vacation spot from 1850 until eventually the overdue 1860s. in the course of these years, ninety four percentage of Norwegian emigrants landed in Canada.

After the creation of unfastened alternate, Norwegian crusing ships engaged within the profitable bushes alternate among Canada and the British Isles. Ships carried bushes a technique around the Atlantic and emigrants at the method west. For the overwhelming majority touchdown in Canadian port towns, Canada grew to become a hall to their ultimate locations within the top Midwest, essentially Wisconsin and Minnesota. Lovoll explains the institution and failure of Norwegian colonies in Quebec Province and can pay due consciousness to the tragic destiny of the Gaspe settlement.

A own tale of the emigrant adventure handed down as relations lore is retold the following, supported via broad examine. the adventure south and payment within the higher Midwest completes a hugely human narrative of the travails, patience, disasters, and successes of people that sought a greater existence in a brand new land.

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