Dutch Chicago: A History of the Hollanders in the Windy City

Dutch Chicago: A History of the Hollanders in the Windy City By Robert P. Swierenga, Dutch Chicago A History of the Hollanders in the Windy City Now at least strong the Dutch in greater Chicago have lived for years below the radar screens of historians and the general public Indeed with their strong entrepreneurial spirit and iso
  • Title: Dutch Chicago: A History of the Hollanders in the Windy City
  • Author: Robert P. Swierenga
  • ISBN: 9780802813114
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dutch Chicago: A History of the Hollanders in the Windy City By Robert P. Swierenga, Now at least 250,000 strong, the Dutch in greater Chicago have lived for 150 years below the radar screens of historians and the general public Indeed, with their strong entrepreneurial spirit and isolationist streak, they have flourished in modern American society while managing to maintain much of their distinctive heritage Here their story is told for the first timeNow at least 250,000 strong, the Dutch in greater Chicago have lived for 150 years below the radar screens of historians and the general public Indeed, with their strong entrepreneurial spirit and isolationist streak, they have flourished in modern American society while managing to maintain much of their distinctive heritage Here their story is told for the first time, as internationally renowned immigration historian Robert Swierenga presents a colorful, comprehensive history of the Dutch Americans who have made their home in the Windy City since the mid 1800s Dutch Chicago is the first serious work on its subject, and it promises to be the definitive history Swierenga s engaging narrative, replete with historical detail and anecdotes, is accompanied by than 250 photographs and illustrations Substantial appendixes list Dutch owned garbage and cartage companies and Reformed churches and schools in greater Chicago This book will be enjoyed by readers with Dutch roots as well as by anyone interested in America s rich ethnic diversity.
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