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A New Life
Danish emigration to North America as described by the emigrants themselves in letters written from 1842 to 1946. Passages selected by the authors from among more than thousand emigrant letters provide a unique glimpse of life on the American prairie as well as on Chicago\'s notorious South Side. The narratives are presented in a series of themes, ranging from the crossing of the Atlantic to an inside look at the United States.

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