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The Resource Up in the Rocky Mountains : writing the Swedish immigrant experience, Jennifer Eastman Attebery

Up in the Rocky Mountains : writing the Swedish immigrant experience, Jennifer Eastman Attebery

Label
Up in the Rocky Mountains : writing the Swedish immigrant experience
Title
Up in the Rocky Mountains
Title remainder
writing the Swedish immigrant experience
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Eastman Attebery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jennifer Eastman Attebery offers a new perspective on Swedish immigrantsÕ experiences in Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico from 1880 to 1917 by interpreting their letters home. Recognizing the lettersÕ power as a folk form, Attebery provides a model for discerning immigrantsÕ shared culture in correspondence collections and brings to life small Swedish communities throughout the Rocky Mountain region
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Attebery, Jennifer Eastman
Dewey number
978/.004397
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F596.3.S23
LC item number
A88 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swedish Americans
  • Swedish Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Letter writing
  • Letter writing
  • American letters
  • American letters
  • West (U.S.)
  • Rocky Mountains Region
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • American letters
  • Immigrants
  • Letter writing
  • Manners and customs
  • Swedish Americans
  • Rocky Mountains Region
  • West United States
Label
Up in the Rocky Mountains : writing the Swedish immigrant experience, Jennifer Eastman Attebery
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- A note on translations -- Preface : expanding Swedish America westward -- Vernacular writing : letter writing as a folk practice -- "Thanks for the letter" : the shape of the genre -- "Here are many Swedes" : nodes and networks of Swedish settlement in the Rockies -- "I work every day" : becoming American workers -- "I am sending money" : old country and new -- "Out West" : identifying with a new region -- "God's good gift" : religious language in the Rocky Mountain letters -- Identity, genre, meaning : what we learn from reading vernacular letters -- Appendix : the letter writers and twenty letters
Control code
182859500
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816654208
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbj2vg
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182859500
Label
Up in the Rocky Mountains : writing the Swedish immigrant experience, Jennifer Eastman Attebery
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- A note on translations -- Preface : expanding Swedish America westward -- Vernacular writing : letter writing as a folk practice -- "Thanks for the letter" : the shape of the genre -- "Here are many Swedes" : nodes and networks of Swedish settlement in the Rockies -- "I work every day" : becoming American workers -- "I am sending money" : old country and new -- "Out West" : identifying with a new region -- "God's good gift" : religious language in the Rocky Mountain letters -- Identity, genre, meaning : what we learn from reading vernacular letters -- Appendix : the letter writers and twenty letters
Control code
182859500
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816654208
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbj2vg
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182859500

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