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The people of New Sweden our colony on the Delaware River, 1638-1655 by Alf Г…berg

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Published by Natur och kultur in Stockholm .
Written in English



  • Delaware,
  • New Sweden.,
  • Sweden


  • Delaware -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • New Sweden.,
  • Sweden -- Colonies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlf Åberg ; translated by Roger Tanner.
LC ClassificationsF167 .A1613 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2100020M
ISBN 109127019098
LC Control Number88148015

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Nov 19,  · Editorial Reviews. When the tiny Kalmar Nyckel set sail from Gothenburg, Sweden in November of , it marked the beginning of a new era in the history of the Middle Atlantic region. New Sweden on the Delaware documents the results of that voyage, the settlements of Swedish immigrants, and the fascinating details of the two decades that followed.5/5(1). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 2, results for Books: "new sweden" Skip to main search results. PEOPLE; search. Search metadata Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top Full text of "A history of New Sweden: or, The settlements on the River Delaware" See other formats. "Although it was the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware River valley, the New Sweden colony has long been ignored by American colonial historians. To right this omission, and to mark the th anniversary of the founding of the New Sweden colony, the University of Delaware sponsored an international conference, "New Sweden in America: Scandinavian Pioneers and Their Legacy" in.

Most of the new settlers bypassed New Sweden and headed west to Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, California and Washington, which remain the states with the largest numbers of Swedish-Americans today. Jan 10,  · Based on the author’s own experience growing up in Pajala and spiced with a big dose of humour, this book became a Swedish bestseller. #9 The People of Hemsö (Hemsöborna by August Strindberg, ) Carlsson is on his way to the island of Hemsö in the Stockholm archipelago to work at widow Flod’s farm. New Sweden (Swedish: Nya Sverige; Finnish: Uusi Ruotsi; Latin: Nova Svecia) was a Swedish colony along the lower reaches of the Delaware River in America from to , established during the Thirty Years' War when Sweden was a great military power. New Sweden was part of Swedish colonization efforts in the rajasthan-travel-tour.coml: Fort Christina. Jul 25,  · “New Sweden was the last of the European colonial empires to be founded in North America,” the historian Hildor Arnold Barton has written, “as well as the smallest, least populous, and.

A good condensed version of other historical works on New Sweden (although there aren't many). Nothing new here except for some good artwork. This is a good read for someone who wants to know a little about the colony but does not plan on going further into the historical study of New Sweden.4/5. Johan Printz, Governor of New Sweden. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The longest-serving governor of New Sweden was Johan Printz. Printz was born in Sweden in and went to Germany in to study theology. He fought in the Thirty Years' War, first serving Austria and Denmark before returning to Sweden to serve in its army. A history of New Sweden: or, The settlements on the River Delaware Israel Acrelius, William Morton Reynolds Historical Society of Pennsylvania, - Travel - pages. New Sweden, only Swedish colony in America, established by the New Sweden Company in March and captured by the Dutch in The first expedition, including both Swedes and Dutchmen, was commanded by Peter Minuit, who purchased land from the Indians and named the settlement Fort Christina (later Wilmington, Del.) in honour of Sweden’s queen.