Um viðhald íslenzks þjóðernis í Vesturheimi : erindiflutt víðsvegar í bygðum íslendinga í Vesturheimi [Translation : Concerning preserving Icelandic Heritage in Western Iceland i.e., N. America].

Finnbogason, Gu­mundur 1873-1944

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Title: Um vi­hald Ýslenzks ■jˇ­ernis Ý Vesturheimi ...


Foreign Canadiana/Americana. PUBLISHER: Winnipeg : Columbia Press, 1916. DESCRIPTION: 32 p. ; 16 cm. NOTES: Cover title: Fyrirlestur. SUBJECTS: Icelanders--Canada; Icelanders--United States. [Translation : Concerning preserving Icelandic Heritage in Western Iceland i.e., N. America]. Cover title is 'Fyrirlestur' [A Talk or Lecture]. Very Good+ in thick brown card covers. Author was one of the first and most prominent educators in Iceland. He likely spent some time in Canada. He is the co-author with Einar Kvaran of the influential 1930 publication Vestan Um Haf [Westward over the Ocean]. He was the father of Finnbogi Gudmundson who was head of Icelandic studies at the University of Manitoba. Subjects : Vestur-Íslendingar; Icelanders - Canada; Icelanders - United States. This book emphasizes the importance of preserving Icelandic identity and language in North America. Referenced in Hjartar, page 20. Bookseller Inventory # 29665

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