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Michigan Atlas & Gazetteer

By: Rand McNally

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Group / DeLorme:

Edition: 14

Seller ID: 333354

ISBN: 0-89933-335-4

Condition: 11 x 15 1/2, paperback, Langenscheidt Publishing Group / DeLorme


Michigan Atlas & Gazetteer is designed for travelers who want topographic map detail showing hiking trails, campgrounds, and more. Contains a guide to state and national parks, recreation areas, and historic sites. Comprehensive index. View more info

MAP: Michigan- Southern Part: 1902

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S53

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 11" x 17" paper., Reproduction map of original


This detailed state map issued by the Matthews-Northrup Company, with its distinctive "piano key" border, first appeared in the Century Atlas. Identifies counties, township and range numbers, county seats, villages, and transportation systems at the beginning of the 20th century. Includes insets of the Detroit River and St. Claire River corridors. View more info

MAP: Michigan: 1873/74

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S13

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original


From an original lithograph issued by Asher and Adams, this map identifies railway lines, small towns, rivers and county boundaries during a period of rapid expansion. View more info

MAP: Michigan: 1885-87

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: T17

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original


This large scale map, first issued between 1885 and 1887, locates small settlements, creeks and other features not found on smaller maps. Railways, rivers, streams and county boundaries are shown. Because of the great detail, ideal for use with 19th century census records. Includes the newly created Luce County. View more info

MAP: Wisconsin and Michigan: 1864

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S26

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original


A.J. Johnson's 1864 map shows county lines and named townships. Range numbers, roads, and railways are also indicated, as well as the locations of mines and Indian Reserve lands. View more info

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Scots in Michigan

By: Alan T. Forrester.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2003

Seller ID: 136895

ISBN: 0870136895

Condition: 90 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, illus., maps, paperback, Michigan State University Press


Scots began settling in North America in the earliest colonial days. They were heavily involved in the Great Lakes region's major industries, as these evolved from fur trade to farming and lumbering to industry. From early settlement to the industrial revolution, Scots brought to the state a pioneer spirit and an extraordinary level of education. Though rendered almost invisible both by clustering under the umbrella of the British Commonwealth and by the fact that few Sc... View more info

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Asian Indians in Michigan

By: Arthur W. Helweg.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 136216

ISBN: 0870136216

Condition: 72 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, illus., maps, paperback, Michigan State University Press


Since 1970, a growing number of Asian Indians have called Michigan home. Representative of the "new immigration," Asian Indians come from a democratic country, are well-educated, and come from middle- and upper-class families. Unlike older immigrant groups, Asian Indians do not form urban ethnic enclaves or found their own communities to meet the challenges of living in a new society. As Arthur W. Helweg shows, Asian Indians in Michigan contribute to the richness... View more info

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South Slavs in Michigan

By: Daniel Cetinich.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2003

Seller ID: 136437

ISBN: 0870136437

Condition: 80 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, photos, bibliography, index, paperback, Michigan State University Press


The South Slavs of Michigan-Slovenes, Croats, Serbs, Macedonians, and Bosnian Muslims-are a microcosm of the immigration waves of southern and eastern Europeans who came to the United States between 1880 and 1924. History has almost forgotten these immigrants, who were instrumental in developing the large urban centers of Michigan and the United States, and who specifically contributed to development of the auto industry and struck in 1913-1914 for better working conditi... View more info

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Latinos in Michigan

By: David A. Badillo.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2003

Seller ID: 136453

ISBN: 0870136453

Condition: 80 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Photos, notes, index, maps, illus., paperback, Michigan State University Press


The history of Latinos in Michigan is one of cultural diversity, institutional formation, and an ongoing search for leadership in the midst of unique, often intractable circumstances. Latinos have shared a vision of the American Dream-made all the more difficult by the contemporary challenge of cultural assimilation. The complexity of their local struggles, moreover, reflects far-reaching developments on the national stage, and suggests the outlines of a common identity.... View more info

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Poles in Michigan

By: Dennis Badaczewski.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 136186

ISBN: 0870136186

Condition: 64 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, notes, bibliography, index, maps, illus., paperback, Michigan State University Press


One of the most vibrant and influential ethnic groups in Michigan, Poles have a long history of migration and settlement in the Great Lakes State. From Michigan's earliest Polish marriage (in 1762) to the most recent post-Cold War migrations, each successive wave of settlement has enriched and enlivened Michigan culture. Yet, Paczki Day and Polish festivals represent a relatively small portion of the Polish experience. Commitments both to reli-gious and ethnic identity, ... View more info

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Hungarians in Michigan

By: Éva V. Huseby-Darvas.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 136445

ISBN: 0870136445

Condition: 80 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Photos, notes, index, maps, illus., paperback, Michigan State University Press


In Hungarians in Michigan, Éva V. Huseby-Darvas examines six distinct migrant streams that contributed to the formation of Michigan's Hungarian communities. From early rural immigrants, who hoped to save enough to return home to a life of ease, to urban, post-Iron Curtain immigrants trying to build new lives in the United States, Hungarians have left their mark on Michigan's history. Although Hungarians settled throughout the state, the locus of the Hungarian community ... View more info

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Albanians in Michigan

By: Frances Trix

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2001

Seller ID: 135848

ISBN: 0870135848

Condition: 58 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, illustrations, bibliography, paperback, Michigan State University Press


The recent influx of Albanian migrants into Michigan is a result of both the nationalist upheavals in the Balkan region as well as the breadth of opportunities that Michigan affords. The diversity of Michigan's people is reflected in the Albanian community itself, as Christians and Muslims strive to maintain religious, ethnic, and linguistic identities in their new communities. Frances Trix explores the ways in which Michigan's Albanian community has forged an unusual co... View more info

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Amish in Michigan

By: Gertrude Enders Huntington.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2001

Seller ID: 33597X

ISBN: 087013597X

Condition: 54 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, bibliography, index, maps, illus., paperback, Michigan State University Press


Driving the rural roads of Michigan one might suddenly come upon a black buggy driven by a bonneted woman or a bearded Amish man. In 1955 there were fewer than five hundred Amish in Michigan-in 2000 there were more than seven thousand. The Amish, with their unique life-style, are found only in North America where approximately 170,000 live in twenty-four states and one Canadian province. This sensitive and fascinating volume explores the Amish historical background, immi... View more info

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Ethnicity in Michigan: Issues and People

By: Jack Glazier, Arthur W. Helweg

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2001

Seller ID: 135813

ISBN: 0870135813

Condition: 85 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, illustrations, bibliography, maps, paperback, Michigan State University Press


As the introductory volume in the series Discovering the Peoples of Michigan, Ethnicity in Michigan outlines the processes of migration, as well as the rich relationship between ethnic groups and the trajectories of historical and social change in Michigan. On both state and local levels, issues of identity, race, politics, and shared history inform community development. Jack Glazier and Arthur Helweg provide a substantive general and theoretical overview of the various... View more info

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Jews in Michigan

By: Judith Levin Cantor.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2001

Seller ID: 135988

ISBN: 0870135988

Condition: 93 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, bibliography, index, illus, paperback, Michigan State University Press


Since the earliest days of the British fur trade, Jewish pioneers have made Michigan their home. Judith Levin Cantor's Jews in Michigan captures the struggles and triumphs of Michigan's Jews as they worked to establish farms, businesses and synagogues, sparking commercial and residential development throughout the state, and even into the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula. Cantor celebrates both urban and rural immigrants, who supplied essential goods and services to th... View more info

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Dutch in Michigan

By: Larry ten Harmsel.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 136208

ISBN: 0870136208

Condition: 64 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, notes, bibliography, index, paperback, Michigan State University Press


Even though they are historically one of the smaller immigrant streams, nineteenth-century Dutch migrants and their descendents have made parts of West Michigan their own. The first Dutch in Michigan were religious dissenters whose commitment to Calvinism had long-reaching effects on their communities, even in the face of later waves of radicalized industrial immigrants and the challenges of modern life. From Calvin College to Meijer Thrifty Acres and the Tulip Festival,... View more info

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African Americans in Michigan

By: Lewis Walker, Benjamin C. Wilson, Linwood Cousins

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 13583X

ISBN: 087013583X

Condition: 63 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, illustrations, bibliography, paperback, Michigan State University Press


African Americans, as free laborers and as slaves, were among the earliest permanent residents of Michigan, settling among the French, British, and Native people with whom they worked and farmed. Lewis Walker and Benjamin Wilson recount the long history of African American communities in Michigan, delineating their change over time, as migrants from the South, East, and overseas made their homes in the state. Moreover, the authors show how Michigan's development is inext... View more info

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Jewish Life in the Industrial Promised Land 1855-2005

By: Nora Faires, Nancy Hanflik

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press:

Seller ID: 137719

ISBN: 0-87013-771-9

Condition: Illustrated with vintage photographs, 1 table, and 2 maps, Notes, Glossary, Index, 240 pp., 6.00" x 9.00", September 2005, cloth, Michigan State University Press


Jewish Life in the Industrial Promised Land--1855-2005 combines an examination of the evolution of a small ethnic and religious community with analysis of the dramatic rise and decline of an industrial boomtown. In both popular accounts and scholarly writings, Flint has become an icon of manufacturing production become rustbelt ruin. As this book shows, even during Flint's vaunted postwar "golden age," Jews participated in the good life of consumer abundance but ... View more info

CD: Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: Volume VIII, Buttrick’s Voyages, 1812-1819 and Evans’s Pedestrious Tour, 1818

By: Reuben Gold Thwaites, LL.D

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2607

ISBN: 788426079

Condition: (1905), 2006, CD, Graphic Images. Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC & Mac, 368 pp, Heritage Books


Buttrick spent several years roaming through the Great West. On a journey from Massachusetts to Kentucky, "he gives us an interesting picture of river life, and its exigencies; while with graphic pen he portrays the bad roads, fever and ague, and deserted condition of the country though which he returned to his Eastern home. In 1815 began his longest journey through the West." In his writings he drew a vivid picture of Mississippi navigation. From New Orleans, he... View more info

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Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Michigan

By: Rudolph Valier Alvarado and Sonya Yvette Alvarado.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2003

Seller ID: 136666

ISBN: 0870136666

Condition: 90 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, illus., map, paperback, Michigan State University Press


Unlike most of their immigrant counterparts, up until the turn of the twentieth century most Mexicans and Mexican Americans did not settle permanently in Michigan but were seasonal laborers, returning to homes in the southwestern United States or Mexico in the winter. Nevertheless, during the past century the number of Mexicans and Mexican Americans settling in Michigan has increased dramatically, and today Michigan is undergoing its third "great wave" of Mexican... View more info