Search for dissertations about: "history of swedish migration"

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

    Author : Jimmy Engren; Lars Olsson; Leslie Page Moch; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; History; 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. Border-Crossing Commemorations : Entangled Histories of Swedish Settling in America

    Author : Adam Hjorthén; Mats Hallenberg; Dag Blanck; Ulf Zander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; commemoration; border-crossing; entanglement; New Sweden Tercentenary; Swedish Pioneer Centennial; settler colonialism; race; modernity; pioneering; migration; transnational; Sweden; the United States; Delaware; Pennsylvania; Swedish America; historia; History;

    Abstract : Different groups from both sides of the Atlantic have since the 1930s come together to commemorate histories of Swedish settling in America. They have celebrated the founding of the New Sweden colony in the Delaware Valley (1638–1655), and the mid-nineteenth-century arrival of Swedish pioneers in the Mississippi Valley. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning and Returning : Return Migration of Swedish Engineers from the United States, 1880-1940

    Author : Per-Olof Grönberg; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Jonny Hjelm; Walker D. Wyman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; emigration; return migration; engineers; technology transfer; Sweden; United States; industrialisation; electrical industry; steel and iron industry; mining; engineering industry; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of international migration and return migration among Swedish engineers – particularly to and from the United States between 1880 and 1940. The social, geographical, and educational backgrounds of these engineers and their role in diffusing technological knowledge in Sweden in addition to being a possible source of technical development during the country’s second industrial breakthrough is of particular interest. READ MORE

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

    Author : Magnus C Persson; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

  5. 5. A Swedish dilemma : Aging during the search for a national insurance, 1884-1913

    Author : Mark Magnuson; Christer Ahlberger; Klas Nyberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; demography; family; poor relief; old age; retirement; income; smallholders; History; Historia;

    Abstract : Non-wage holders made up a significant portion of Sweden’s population in 1900. Yet, there are surprisingly few studies covering their formative role in the universal coverage of Sweden’s Pension Act of 1913. READ MORE