ERIC Number: EJ791487
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Making of Little Sweden, USA
Schnell, Steven M.
Great Plains Quarterly, v22 n1 p3-21 Win 2002
A longing for an idyllic folk culture past has had a notable impact on the American landscape as communities reinvent themselves to cater to these desires. Lindsborg, Kansas, is one such struggling rural community that has projected its ethnic past to the outside world in hopes of drawing tourist dollars.
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, United States History, Ethnicity, Immigrants, Tourism, Residential Patterns, Cultural Differences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden