Expectations Unfulfilled: Norwegian Migrants in Latin America, 1820-1940
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Expectations Unfulfilled: Norwegian Migrants in Latin America, 1820-1940

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In Expectations Unfulfilled scholars from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, Spain and Sweden study the experiences of Norwegian migrants in Latin America between the Wars of Independence and World War II.

Table of Contents
  • Expectations Unfulfilled: Norwegian Migrants in Latin America, 1820–1940
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Figures, Tables and Maps
  • List of Contributors
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Making Sense of a Minor Migrant Stream
  • 3: From Adventurers to Settlers: Norwegians in Southern Brazil
  • 4: Migrants on Skis: Norwegian-Latin American Return Migration in the 1890s
  • 5: The Good, the Bad and the Rational: Desirable and Undesirable Migration to Cuba and Mexico (1907–1909)
  • 6: Opportunities for the Few and Select: Norwegians in Guatemala (1900–1940)
  • 7: Male Narratives from the Margins of the Country of Immigrants: Two Norwegians in Argentina in the 1920s
  • 8: Three Norwegian Experiences in Post-Revolutionary Mexico: Per Imerslund, Halfdan Jebe and Ola Apenes
  • 9: The Blikstad Family: Saga of Emigrants in Norway, Spain, and Brazil
  • List of Works Cited
  • Index
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