Norwegian Emigration: Between Rocks and Hard Places by Ann Urness Gesme
Gesme shares her research detailing customs and conditions in the lives of rural Norwegians as they began to consider emigration in the 1800s. With this information, readers can gain logical and credible insight into the daily lives of Norwegian ancestors.  This...
$22.95
The Diary of Elisabeth Koren 1853-1855 by David T Nelson
Else Elisabeth Hysing, an upper-class Norwegian woman, married Ulrik Vilhelm Koren on August 18, 1853 and, almost immediately afterward, the couple made the perilous Atlantic Crossing to America, where her husband had been called to serve as the first Lutheran...
$19.95
Voyage of the TradeWind by Harald M. Hamran
The logbook and diary of the voyage that Harald Hamran and his brother Hans made between Norway and America in 1933 on a 25-foot sailboat. Their ship, TradeWind, is one of the most popular artifacts at Vesterheim.Softcover, 80 pp.
$12.95
The Weaver's Revenge (Chloe Ellefson Mystery #11) by Kathleen Ernst
The Chloe Ellefson series combines history and mystery with a little bit of romance! For adults and mature teens, these traditional mysteries feature the reluctant sleuth Chloe and her boyfriend Roelke McKenna. She's a curator at the museum Old World...
$16.95
The Bell in the Lake by Lars Mytting
The first in a rich historical trilogy, this is an engrossing epic novel of a young woman whose fate plays out against her village’s mystical church bells. Lars Mytting, the bestselling author of Norwegian Wood, brings his deep knowledge of history,...
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Shetland Bus by David Howarth
The occupation of Western Europe and Scandinavia in the spring of 1940 crippled Britain's ability to gather intelligence information. After the Germans invaded Norway, many Norwegians knew that small boats were constantly sailing from the Shetland Islands to land weapons,...
$19.95
Heritage of Darkness (Chloe Ellefson Mystery #4) by Kathleen Ernst
Chloe Ellefson returns with a new mystery rooted in Norwegian heritage and set at Vesterheim Museum in Decorah, Iowa! For curator Chloe Ellefson, a family bonding trip to Decorah for rosemaling classes at Vesterheim seems like a great idea –...
$16.95
Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink by Fred Minnick
Beloved by figures as diverse as Queen Elizabeth and Thor, the Vikings and the Greek gods, mead is one of history's most storied beverages. But this mixture of fermented honey isn't just a relic of bygone eras – it's experiencing a...
$27.00
Counterfeiter: How A Norwegian Jew Survived The Holocaust by
This is an enthralling personal account of the secret Nazi project, Operation Bernhard, devised to destabilize the British and, later, American economies by creating and putting into circulation millions of counterfeit banknotes. A team of typographers and printers was pulled...
$16.95
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Book of Nordic Self-Care by Elisabeth Carlsson
Discover the secrets of the Nordic way of life to gain meaning, calm, and happiness. The Nordic countries are renowned for being among the happiest in the world, and in this beautifully illustrated guide, Elisabeth Carlsson shares the keys to...
$16.99
American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent by Brett Mcleod
From hand-forged axes of the Viking conquests to the American homesteader’s felling axe, this is a tool that has shaped human history like few others. American Axe pays tribute to this iconic instrument of settlement and industry, with rich history,...
$24.95
Norwegian Wood by Lars Mytting
An intriguing window into the exoticism of Scandinavian culture, this book about chopping, stacking, and burning wood also features enough inherently interesting facts, anecdotes, and inspired prose to make it universally appealing. It has sold over 200,000 copies in Scandinavia....
$27.50
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Four Major Plays, Volume I By Henrik Ibsen
Four Major Plays: Volume I A Doll House • The Wild Duck • Hedda Gabler • The Master Builder Among the greatest and best known of Ibsen’s works, these four plays brilliantly exemplify his landmark contributions to the theater: his...
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Norwegian Rose Painting in America by Nils Ellingsgard
Among the hundreds of thousands of Norwegians who immigrated to the United States during the 19th century, many brought objects from a rich rural tradition. This book is a survey of the most typical and interesting objects, with emphasis on...
$39.00
Norway In America
Catalog of four exhibitions from Vesterheim that were invited for showing in Hamar, Lillehammer, Gjøvik, 1989. Softcover.  
$7.00
History of Lovespoons: The Art and Traditions of a Romantic Craft by David Western
For centuries, hand-carved wooden lovespoons have been used to demonstrate the deepest levels of love and affection. The history of this craft is steeped in rich tradition and symbolism. Inside History of Lovespoons, readers will learn how this beautiful and...
$14.95

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