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

By Odd S. Lovoll

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 Already Skandinaven, released out of Chicago, saved novices and their outdated international family and friends proficient of political, spiritual, and social concerns mentioned in burgeoning Norwegian American communities.

From 1847 to at the present time, 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 endured for many years; all contributed to a constructing Norwegian- American standpoint. extraordinary Lovoll strains newspaper ventures either profitable and brief lived to provide a entire examine America's Norwegian-language press. Highlighting?diligent editors and examining issues of curiosity to readers over the years, Norwegian Newspapers in the United States demonstrates how newspapers pursued a twofold aim: forging a bridge to the fatherland whereas nurturing cultural practices within the New World.

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