Sökning: "Estonian Swedes"
Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden Estonian Swedes.
Sammanfattning : Prior to the Second World War, there was a Swedish-speaking population settled on the north-western Estonian coasts. The early history of this group is largely unknown. No colonisation is mentioned in the written sources. The earliest such sources that mention Swedes originate in the late thirteenth century. LÄS MER
2. De små båtarna och den stora flykten : Arkeologi i spåren av andra världskrigets baltiska flyktbåtar
Sammanfattning : The Baltic states, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, were occupied no less than three times during the Second World War. Faced with a reign of terror, the threat of deportation, and compulsory conscription, over 30,000 people fled over the Baltic Sea to Sweden. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on the Swedish minority that settled in Estonia in early medieval times. It illustrates the importance of linking the survival of an ethnic group with the issue of land ownership. The ethnic composition and settlement patterns of Swedes and Estonians are analysed from a long-term perspective. LÄS MER
4. Åter till släktens mark? : En studie av markåterlämningen i Estlands svenskbygder efter Sovjetunionens sammanbrott
Sammanfattning : During the 1990s land has been reprivatised in Eastern and Central Europe. The focus of this thesis is directed at the restitution process in Estonia, and particularly in the rural north-western part of the country, inhabited by a Swedish speaking minority until 1943-1944. LÄS MER