Scandinavian element in the United States by Kendric Charles Babcock

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Published by The University of Illinois in Urbana .

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Statementby Kendric Charles Babcock ...
SeriesUniversity of Illinois studies in the social sciences,, vol. III, no. 3
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LC ClassificationsH31 .I4 vol. 3, no. 3
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Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
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Open LibraryOL6575850M
LC Control Number15008448
OCLC/WorldCa2540678

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Urbana, University of Illinois [©]. The Scandinavian element in the United States by Babcock, Kendric Charles, Publication date [c] Topics Scandinavians in the United States Publisher Urbana, The University of Illinois Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ContributorPages: As expected, the Domesday Book shows us that the areas where there is a greater number of occurrences of Scandinavian place names elements are those within the Danelaw, and, in general, where Scandinavian settlement was the strongest, during the 8th, 9th and 10th century.

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