Plains Folk: North Dakotas Ethnic History William Sherman

ISBN: 9780911042351

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431 pages


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Plains Folk: North Dakotas Ethnic History  by  William Sherman

Plains Folk: North Dakotas Ethnic History by William Sherman
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Contributors include William Sherman, Playford V. Thorson, Jr., Warren A. Henke, Timothy J. Kloberdanz, Theodore B. Pedeliski, and Robert P. Wilkins.The books cover includes the following text: Plains Folk was seven years in the making. TheMoreContributors include William Sherman, Playford V.

Thorson, Jr., Warren A. Henke, Timothy J. Kloberdanz, Theodore B. Pedeliski, and Robert P. Wilkins.The books cover includes the following text: Plains Folk was seven years in the making. The combined effort of scholars who specialize in North Dakota matters: three historians, an anthropologist, a political scientist and a sociologist. Over forty different national groups are discussed: their origins, personalities, customs, successes and failures, even their festivals and their foods.Is North Dakota a melting pot? A mosaic? A patchwork quilt?

Which group was the largest? The most patriotic? Prestigious? What happened during the land boom years? World War I? The Dirty Thirties? Youll find the answers in this volume. Youll find some surprises: Gypsies, Blacks, Japanese, Bulgarians, Syrians! Youll get a good look at the states Jews, Poles, French, Ukrainians.

Included are new perspectives on the German Peoples who came from both the homeland and eastern Europe- there are also new insights into the settlers of Norwegian and British Isles backgrounds.It is a basic source book, with hundreds of illustrations, dozens of maps and tables, census data and an extensive index.



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