Books

Among the Fjords and Mountains:  A Summary of Aurland's History

SUMMARY OF AURLAND'S HISTORY

By: Åsmund Ohnstad

This is a handy short history of Aurland in English from prehistoric times until today. It consists of ten articles written by prominent historians like Svein Indrelid, Anders and Åsmund Ohnstad on varied subjects like the Viking age, history of the churches. emigration to America, legends and folk tales and Aurland today.

In English.

$29.99
$9.00
THE SOGNE FJORD

THE SOGNE FJORD

By: Leiv Bergum & Henning Rivedal

This beautiful book informs us in Norwegian and English how the Sognefjord was created, and gives a wonderful impression in pictures and words of the entire fjord from its beginning in Gulen by the North Sea to Luster and finally, to the Nærøy Fjord and Gudvangen—in the heart of the mountain world of Western Norway The Sognefjord (205 km or 127 miles) is the world’s longest, deepest and most spectacular fjord , and this book is a must for all fjord enthusiasts.

In English & Norwegian.

$65.00
$15.00
TRACING YOUR DAKOTA ROOTS: A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Dakotas

TRACING YOUR DAKOTA ROOTS: A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Dakotas

By: Jo Ann B. Winistorfer and Cathy A. Langemo

This user-friendly book features family history-related photos, records, antique graphics, quick tips and a section with helpful forms for personal research. Beginners and advanced researchers alike will find this book a helpful research tool. This book includes information on both North and South Dakota, with special emphasis on Internet and computer genealogy, history/migration patterns in the Dakotas, records and research sites, recordkeeping systems, oral interviewing, publishing a family history, planning a family reunion, and networking with other genealogists. Both co-authors have extensive writing, editing and genealogy expertise and have pooled their knowledge to make this book possible.

In English

$25.00
$9.00
UNDREDAL:THE CHURCH AND VILLAGE

UNDREDAL:THE CHURCH AND VILLAGE

By: Torkjell Djupedal

This is a book about a hidden treasure, supplied with exceptional photos, old and new, sketches and maps. This natural pearl of Western Norway is known for its goat cheese and the smallest stave church in Norway—more than 800 years old. The village was without road connection until the tunnel from Flåm was finished in 1988.

Norwegian & English Summary.

$34.99
$9.00
Gammalt frå Voss

VOSS HERITAGE

By: Voss Foklemuseum

This bilingual book was published in 1986 for the 150th anniversary of Emigration from Voss to America. Writers from both sides of the ocean, including Einar Haugen, have contributed an interesting account of emigration from Voss, including articles about the most famous Voss descendants like Knut Nelson, Knut Rockne and Rognald Nestos. There is also an account of developments in Voss since the emigrants left.

In English & Norwegian.

Edited by: Rothe, Gjerdåker, Finne. In English & Norwegian.

$18.00
$7.00
Ættebok for Aurland IIA: Frå 1600 til 1900

Ættebok for Aurland IIA: Frå 1600 til 1900

By: Åsmund Ohnstad

The old so-called Aurland II has been out of print for many years. The new Aurland IIA has now been extensively corrected and includes almost all the population of Aurland from 1600 to about 1900. It also includes much more of the first generation in America

In Norwegian

$135.00
$20.00
Ættebok for Aurland IIB:  Frå 1901 til 2010

Ættebok for Aurland IIB: Frå 1901 til 2010

By: Åsmund Ohnstad

This is a new book which includes all people who have lived in Aurland for at least 5 years from 1901 to 2010. This book is excellent for those who are looking for present relatives in Aurland.

In Norwegian

$135.00
$20.00

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