Search for dissertations about: "Immigration History"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Immigration History.

  1. 1. 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; Växjö universitet.; [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

  2. 2. Coming Full Circle? : Return Migration and the Social Mobility on the Bjäre Peninsula 1860-1930

    University dissertation from Sisyfos förlag

    Author : Magnus C Persson; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Social structures; Båstad; Social and economic history; Bjäre; Contemporary history circa 1800 to 1914 ; Modern historia ca. 1800-1914 ; Social Mobility; Sweden; United States; History; Return Migration; Returnees; Political Activities; Local History; Lifestyles; Emigration; Immigration; Sociala strukturer; Ekonomisk och social historia; Historia;

    Abstract : One million three hundred thousand people left Sweden for America between 1860 and 1930. In the same period, approximately two hundred thousand people returned to Sweden. "Coming Full Circle?" is an analysis of the fate and local impact of the local returnees on the Bjäre peninsula in southern Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Swedish Jews and the victims of Nazi terror, 1933–1945

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pontus Rudberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modern Jewish history; Holocaust studies; Sweden; the Jewish community of Stockholm; refugees; humanitarian aid; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to provide new knowledge about Jewish responses to the Nazi persecutions and the Holocaust. This has been done through a study of the actions of the Jewish minority in Sweden during the Nazi era. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedes in Chicago : a demographic and social study of the 1846-1880 immigration

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulf Beijbom; Uppsala universitet.; [1971]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia;

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  5. 5. It Breaks a Man's Heart - Socioeconomic Differences in the Onset of Cardiovascular Disease in Contemporary Sweden

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Tina Hannemann; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cardiovascular disease; socioeconomic status; occupational stress; income attainment; occupational class; immigration; intermarriage; indirect impact pathways;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis investigates the relationship between socioeconomic status and the onset of cardiovascular disease in a contemporary population of natives and foreign-born individuals in Sweden. The complexity of individual socioeconomic characteristics and the interrelationship with other cardiovascular risk factors is the focus of the studies in this thesis. READ MORE