Swedish Place-Names in North America Otto Robert Landelius

ISBN: 9780809312047

Published: May 1st 1985

Hardcover

392 pages


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Swedish Place-Names in North America  by  Otto Robert Landelius

Swedish Place-Names in North America by Otto Robert Landelius
May 1st 1985 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 392 pages | ISBN: 9780809312047 | 4.47 Mb

The more than 1,000 Swedish-American place-names found by Otto Robert Landelius provide hard evidence of a distinct Swedish flavor permeating the map of North America.The combined aim of the author, the translator, and the editor has been to identifyMoreThe more than 1,000 Swedish-American place-names found by Otto Robert Landelius provide hard evidence of a dis­tinct Swedish flavor permeating the map of North America.The combined aim of the author, the translator, and the editor has been to identify and document as comprehen­sively as possible those place-names in the United States and Canada that di­rectly or indirectly originate from place-names in Sweden, from Swedish people, or from Swedish culture.

Landelius re­corded not only the place-name and its location but also supplied information concerning the development of various places and persons connected with them. The result is a generous sampling of Swedish cultural history on North American soil.



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