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Roads to Prosperity

Economic Development Lessons from Midsize Canadian Cities

Gary Sands and Laura A. Reese

Explores popular economic development strategies in midsize Canadian urban areas.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343593
$39.99
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344415
$64.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343609
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Great Lakes Island Escapes

Ferries and Bridges to Adventure

Maureen Dunphy

A comprehensive travelogue and guidebook exploring island adventures on many of the 135 islands accessible by ferry or bridge in the Great Lakes Basin.

Paperback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814340400
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814340417
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A Fluid Frontier

Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland

Edited by Karolyn Smardz Frost and Veta Smith Tucker
With a foreword by David W. Blight

New research on the long, shared struggle for freedom by people of African descent in the Detroit River borderland from a uniquely bi-national perspective.

Paperback
Published: February 2016
ISBN: 9780814339596
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2016
ISBN: 9780814339602

Reconfiguring Citizenship and National Identity in the North American Literary Imagination

Kathy-Ann Tan

Explores how traditional notions of citizenship are contested and altered through literature.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341407
$64.99
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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341414
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The Fall and Recapture of Detroit in the War of 1812

In Defense of William Hull

Anthony J. Yanik

Details the first major U.S. setback in the War of 1812 and analyzes the background and aftermath of Hull’s surrender.

Hardback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335987
$24.99
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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335956
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The Slasher Killings

A Canadian Sex-Crime Panic, 1945-1946

Patrick Brode

Examines the postwar Windsor slasher killings and the social consequences of the public paranoia that followed.

Paperback
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780814334485
$24.99

In the Shadow of Detroit

Gordon M. McGregor, Ford of Canada, and Motoropolis

David Roberts

An automotive history title that fills a gap in common understanding of the early automobile industry in the Windsor-Detroit international region.

Hardback
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814332849
$36.99

Rum Running and the Roaring Twenties

Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway

Philip P. Mason

In Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties, Philip P. Mason provides a fascinating look at the excesses and failures of Prohibition in the United States, and specifically in Michigan.

Hardback
Published: December 1995
ISBN: 9780814325834
$39.99