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Book/Printed Material Expectations unfulfilled : Norwegian migrants in Latin America, 1820-1940

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Title

  • Expectations unfulfilled : Norwegian migrants in Latin America, 1820-1940

Summary

  • "In Expectations Unfulfilled : Norwegian Migrants in Latin America, 1820-1940 scholars from Europe and Latin America study the experiences of workers, sailors, whalers, landowners, intellectuals and investors who migrated from Norway to Latin America during the age of mass migration. One recurrent theme is the absence of a large migratory stream from Norway to Latin America. In relative terms, Norwegian emigration was among the highest in Europe. Latin America was one of the principal receivers of migrants in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Why, then, did so few Norwegians end up in Latin America? Combining different levels of analysis, the authors explain how Norwegians experienced Latin America, and how their experiences were communicated to potential migrants at home. Contributors are: María Alvarez Solar, Cecilia Alvstad, María Bjerg, Mieke Neyens, Synnøve Ones Rosales, Ricardo Pérez Montfort, Steinar A. Sæther and Ellen Woortmann"--Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Sæther, Steinar A.

Created / Published

  • Leiden : Brill, 2016.

Contents

  • Introduction / Steinar A. Scether -- Making sense of a minor migrant stream / Steinar A. Scether -- From adventurers to settlers : Norwegians in southern Brazil / Ellen F. Woortmann -- Migrants on skis : Norwegian-Latin American return migration in the 1890s / Cecilia Alvstad -- The good, the bad and the rational : desirable and undesirable migration to Cuba and Mexico (1907-1909) / Mieke Neyens -- Opportunities for the few and select : Norwegians in Guatemala (1900-1940) / Synnove Ones Rosales -- Male narratives from the margins of the country of immigrants : two Norwegians in Argentina in the 1920s / Maria Bjerg -- Three Norwegian experiences in post-revolutionary Mexico : Per Imerslund, Halfdan Jebe and Ola Apenes / Ricardo Perez Monifort -- The Blikstad family : saga of emigrants in Norway, Spain, and Brazil / Maria Alvarez-Solar.

Headings

  • -  Immigrants--Latin America--History
  • -  Norwegians--Latin America--History--19th century
  • -  Norwegians--Latin America--History--20th century
  • -  Transnationalism--Social aspects--Latin America--History
  • -  Transnationalism--Social aspects--Norway--History
  • -  Latin America--Emigration and immigration--History
  • -  Latin America--Ethnic relations--History--19th century
  • -  Latin America--Ethnic relations--History--20th century
  • -  Norway--Emigration and immigration--History

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F1419.N67

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2016000603

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  • Unrestricted online access

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Sæther, Steinar A. Expectations unfulfilled: Norwegian migrants in Latin America, -1940. Leiden: Brill, 2016. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016000603/.

APA citation style:

Sæther, S. A. (2016) Expectations unfulfilled: Norwegian migrants in Latin America, -1940. Leiden: Brill. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016000603/.

MLA citation style:

Sæther, Steinar A. Expectations unfulfilled: Norwegian migrants in Latin America, -1940. Leiden: Brill, 2016. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016000603/>.