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Blegen, Theodore Christian 1891-1969

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Minnesota : a history of the state by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

40 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The preparation of this book was sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society
Land of their choice : the immigrants write home by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of?American letters? that immigrants wrote to friends and relatives in the lands they had left tells a little-known human story that is part of the larger saga of America. It constitutes a kind of composite diary of everyday people at the
Minnesota history( )

in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 6 includes the 23d Biennial report of the Society, 1923/24, as an extra number
Grass roots history by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

18 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grass Roots History was first published in 1947. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The pivot of history is not the uncommon, but the usual, and the true makers of history are "the people, yes."Theodore C. Blegen, writing with discernment and vigor, explores in his book the simple essence of grass roots history, the colors and forms and the processes of our daily life and civilization. He uses diaries and letters, songs and ballads of the immigrants and pioneers, everyday speech, and newspaper advertisements to show clearly and sharply the exciting sources of "the literature of the unlettered," to reveal the spirit of the day, and to reconstruct for the reader a segment of the American past."We have need to dig into the folk story of America if we are to bring out the pattern of American development and American culture in all its color and richness of texture and design. Grass roots history is an avenue to that 'social awareness' which the natural scientists, more boldly than the social scientists, have declared to be the most urgent and compelling need of our day."This is the author's own statement of the significance of grass roots history
Norwegian migration to America by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

26 editions published between 1931 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion volume to Norwegian Migration to America, 1825-1860. Includes bibliographical references and index
Minnesota history bulletin( )

in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 2-5 include the 19th-22d Biennial reports of the Society, 1915/16-1922/23 (in v. 2-3 as supplements, in v. 4-5 as extra numbers.)
Norwegian migration to America, 1825-1860 by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

23 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kensington rune stone; new light on an old riddle by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land lies open by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1975 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnesota history; a guide to reading and study by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

11 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book collecting and scholarship : essays by Louis B Wright( Book )

11 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ole Rynning's True account of America by Ole Rynning( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 2001 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil War letters of Colonel Hans Christian Heg by Hans Christian Heg( Book )

14 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwegian emigrant songs and ballads by Theodore Christian Blegen( )

16 editions published between 1936 and 1980 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwegian Emigrant Songs and Ballads was first published in 1936. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.This book, presenting the English and Norwegian texts of more than fifty emigrant songs and ballads, forms a unique contribution to folk literature and social history. Here is collected for the first time a group of songs born of the European folk movement to America during the nineteenth century.Many of the ballads are human stories of gripp
Norwegian emigrant songs and ballads by Theodore Christian Blegen( )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln's imagery, a study in word power by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

4 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier parsonage : the letters of Olaus Fredrik Duus, Norwegian pastor in Wisconsin, 1855-1858 by Olaus Fredrik Duus( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book unwraps a bundle of old 'America letters' written in the 1850's by a Norwegian minister in Wisconsin, the frontier to which immigrants were streaming in search of the Promised Land. In letters to his home in Norway the author, Olaus Fredrik Duus, chronicled the everyday and Sunday doings of a frontier pastor who was also farmer, teacher, land speculator, and even amateur practitioner of medicine."--Book jacket
The preparation of college teachers : report of a conference held at Chicago, Illinois, December 8-10,1949, sponsored by the American Council on Education and the U.S. Office of Education by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

8 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With various voices : recordings of North Star life by Theodore Christian Blegen( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln's secretary goes West : two reports by John G. Nicolay on frontier Indian troubles, 1862 by John G Nicolay( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Minnesota : a history of the state
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Blegen, Ted 1891-1969

Blegen, Theodore

Blegen, Theodore C.

Blegen, Theodore C. 1891-1969

Blegen, Theodore C. (Theodore Christian), 1891-1969

Blegen, Theodore Christian

Theodore C. Blegen American historian

Theodore C. Blegen Amerikaans historicus (1891-1969)

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The Kensington rune stone; new light on an old riddle