Stockholm on the Rio Grande: A Swedish Farming Colony on the Mesquite Frontier of Southernmost Texas (1912-1985) (Paperback)David E. Vassberg (author)
Paperback 268 Pages / Published: 21/04/2003
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Stockholm, Texas, was an early twentieth century Swedish colony in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. The topic provides a fascinating micro-history of culture contacts, acculturation, and economic development in a frontier setting. The story of Stockholm, Texas, is a case history of the impact on a small rural community of the mechanization and commercialization of American agriculture.
Publisher: University Press of America
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 313 g
Dimensions: 216 x 134 x 14 mm
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