Across the Deep Blue Sea investigates a bankruptcy in Norwegian immigration heritage that hasn't ever been totally instructed earlier than. extraordinary S. Lovoll relates how Quebec, Montreal, and different port towns in Canada turned the gateway for Norwegian emigrants to North the United States, changing long island because the major vacation spot from 1850 till the overdue 1860s. in the course of these years, ninety four percentage of Norwegian emigrants landed in Canada.
 
After the creation of loose exchange, Norwegian crusing ships engaged within the profitable bushes exchange among Canada and the British Isles. Ships carried bushes a method around the Atlantic and emigrants at the approach west. For the overwhelming majority touchdown in Canadian port towns, Canada turned a hall to their ultimate locations within the higher Midwest, essentially Wisconsin and Minnesota. Lovoll explains the institution and failure of Norwegian colonies in Quebec Province and will pay due cognizance to the tragic destiny of the Gaspé settlement.
 
A own tale of the emigrant adventure handed down as kinfolk lore is retold the following, supported through broad examine. the adventure south and payment within the top Midwest completes a hugely human narrative of the travails, persistence, mess ups, and successes of people that sought a greater existence in a brand new land.

abnormal S. Lovoll, professor emeritus of heritage at St. Olaf collage and recipient of the Fritt Ords Honnør for his paintings on Norwegian immigration, is the writer of diverse books, together with Norwegians at the Prairie and Norwegian Newspapers in America.

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