The Viking Immigrants: Icelandic North Americans (Studies in Gender and History) (Paperback)

The Viking Immigrants: Icelandic North Americans (Studies in Gender and History) By L. K. Bertram Cover Image
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A Viking statue, a coffee pot, a ghost story, and a controversial cake: What can the things that immigrants treasured tell us about their history? Between 1870 and 1914 almost one-quarter of Iceland's population migrated to North America, forming enclaves in both the United States and Canada. This book examines the multi-sensory side of the immigrant past through rare photographs, interviews, artefacts, and early recipes. By revealing the hidden histories behind everyday traditions, The Viking Immigrants maps the transformation of Icelandic North American culture over a century and a half.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781442613669
ISBN-10: 1442613661
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication Date: March 13th, 2020
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: Studies in Gender and History