Swedish Chicago

    • 85,00 kr
    • 85,00 kr

Utgivarens beskrivning

At the turn of the 20th century, Chicago was home to the largest Swedish population of any city in the world outside of Stockholm. In the 1920s, Sweden experienced an economic depression and population growth that sparked another rush of Swedish immigration to America and Chicago, where they settled in large numbers in Andersonville and North Park. Chicago has been home to many famous and influential Swedes, including writers Carl Sandburg and Nelson Algren, and builder and developer Andrew Lanquist, who gave us both Wrigley Field and the Wrigley Building. Tour Chicago's Swedish heritage, from the great waves of migration to the present day, through vintage photographs in Swedish Chicago.

GENRE
Historia
UTGIVEN
2003
16 september
SPRÅK
EN
Engelska
LÄNGD
128
Sidor
UTGIVARE
Arcadia Publishing Inc.
STORLEK
44,7
MB

Fler böcker av Paul Michael Peterson

Andra böcker i serien

2006
2015
2015
2010
2008
2008