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The big immigration Posted by on Feb 8, 2013

Depending on the level of interest in history, most Swedes know a little bit about the big immigration of Swedes to the United States of America during the late eighteen hundreds. Sweden was said to be a dark and cold place befallen by several years of crop failure in a row. During the eighteen and…

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Vilhelm Moberg and Swedish Emigration to the US Posted by on Mar 25, 2009

A couple of days ago I stumbled upon the Immigration Explorer on The New York Times website and I’m ashamed to admit, I’ve been playing with it like a little kid since. A few things surprised me, though. One – that the Norwegian and Swedish data have been divided into two groups. Why is it…

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