Search for dissertations about: "American Swedish"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 swedish dissertations containing the words American Swedish.

  1. 1. Becoming Swedish-American : The construction of an ethnic identity in the Augustana Synod, 1860-1917

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dag Blanck; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the construction of an ethnic identity in the Swedish-American community around the turn of the century 1900. It takes its starting points in discussions of the nature of ethnic identity, the role of ethnic leadership, and the process of nation-building and nationalism in 19th-century Europe and America. READ MORE

  2. 2. The transience of American Swedish

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Staffan Klintborg; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transfer; pragmatic markers; nonce-borrowing; markedness; language loss; language death; language attrition; language alternation; divergence; convergence; continuum; contact linguistics; codeswitching; avoidance; American Swedish; automaticity; triggering; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns two languages in contact: English and Swedish. It is based on interviews with Swedes who came to North America with the last major wave of emigration. READ MORE

  3. 3. D. L. Moody and Swedes Shaping Evangelical Identity among Swedish Mission Friends 1867–1899

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : David M. Gustafson; Kjell O. Lejon; Runar Eldebo; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Moody; Dwight; Swedes; Swedish; Mission; Friends; American; revivalism; free; Covenant; church; immigration; evangelical; identity; Chicago; ethnic; Alliance; Franson; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Church history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Kyrkohistoria;

    Abstract : The American Dwight L. Moody (1837–1899) was the most famous revivalist of the late 1800s and exercised a wide and lasting influence on the Protestant world, reaching Swedes in Sweden and America. READ MORE

  4. 4. Keep them strong, keep them friendly : Swedish-American relations and the Pax Americana, 1948-1952

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Charles Silva; Thorsten Borring Olesen; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; diplomatic history; European integration; European Recovery Program; international politics; Marshall Plan; military history; NATO; OEEC; political history; liberalization; non-alignment; productivity; rearmament; security policy; stabilization; Sweden 20th century; Swedish-American relations; Swedish trade; United States foreign policy; historia; History;

    Abstract : This is a study of Swedish-American relations between 1948 and 1952, a period of exceptional flux and complexity in international politics. In this era of recovery and integration in Western Europe, the United States became profoundly engaged in European political, economic, and military affairs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Railroading and Labor Migration Class and Ethnicity in Expanding Capitalism in Northern Minnesote, the 1880s to the mid 1920s

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Jimmy Engren; Lars Olsson; Leslie Page Moch; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labor Migration; Immigration History; Swedish-America; Svensk-Amerika; Labor History; Minnesota; Welfare Capitalism; Hegemony; Capitalism; ethnic history; railroad; Socialism; community study; ethnic division of labor; Swedish workers; Swedish immigrants; political economy; Anglo-American; immigrant radicalism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia; History;

    Abstract : In the 1880s, capitalism as a social and economic system integrated new geographic areas of the American continent. The construction of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (D&IR), financed by a group of Philadelphia investors led by Charlemagne Tower and later owned by the US Steel was part of this emerging political economy based on the exploitation of human and material resources. READ MORE