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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

The Northern Lights

Lighthouses of the Upper Great Lakes

Charles K. Hyde
Color Photographs by Ann and John Mahan

The Northern Lights captures the beauty, history, and significance of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, and illuminates the rich maritime history of the region.

Hardback
Published: May 1995
ISBN: 9780814325544
$34.99

Strangers and Sojourners

A History of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula

Arthur W. Thurner

Strangers and Sojourners, with its integration of social and economic history, for the first time tells the complete story of the people from the Keweenaw Peninsula's Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon counties.

Paperback
Published: August 1994
ISBN: 9780814323960
$28.99

Ojibwa Narratives

Of Charles and Charlotte Kawbawgam and Jacques LePique, 1893-1895

Edited by Arthur P. Bourgeois
Recorded with Notes by Homer H. Kidder

A fascinating collection of fifty-two narratives featuring the tales of three nineteenth-century Ojibwa storytellers.

Paperback
Published: May 1994
ISBN: 9780814325155
$23.99

Pontiac and the Indian Uprising

Howard H. Peckham

Pontiac and the Indian Uprising is both informative and reflective of the attitudes that existed fifty years ago about Native Americans.

Paperback
Published: March 1994
ISBN: 9780814324691
$27.99

The Making of a Mining District

Keweenaw Native Copper 1500-1870

David J. Krause

The Making of a Mining District is the first book to fully document the Keweenaw Peninsula of northern Michigan’s large amount of pure metallic "native" state, and the unique value of these deposits.

Paperback
Published: December 1992
ISBN: 9780814324073
$25.99

Under the Influence of Water

Poems, Essays, and Stories

Michael Delp
Illustrations by Ladislav R. Hanka

Under the Influence of Water is about moments—how time goes away on a river.

Paperback
Published: July 1992
ISBN: 9780814323915
$18.99

Michigan's Lumbertowns

Lumbermen and Laborers in Saginaw, Bay City, and Muskegon, 1870-1905

Jeremy W. Kilar

This study is a comprehensive history of these lumbertowns from their inception as frontier settlements to their emergence as reshaped industrial centers.

Paperback
Published: August 1990
ISBN: 9780814320730
$29.99

The Making of Michigan, 1820-1860

A Pioneer Anthology

Edited by Justin L. Kestenbaum

The Making of Michigan is a wide-ranging collection of primary accounts of life in Michigan during the pioneer period.

Paperback
Published: May 1990
ISBN: 9780814319192
$27.99

Deep Woods Frontier

A History of Logging in Northern Michigan

Theodore J. Karamanski

Examines the interplay between men and technology in the lumbering of Michigan's rugged Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814320495
$27.99

The Legacy of Albert Kahn

W. Hawkins Ferry
With an Essay by Walter B. Sanders

The Legacy of Albert Kahn salutes the achievements of one of America's most distinguished architects

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814318898
$31.99

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

The Search for a Child Killer

Tommy McIntyre

A compelling and detailed account of the search for the Oakland County child killer. A story of tragedy and grief, dead-ends and disappointments.

Paperback
Published: October 1988
ISBN: 9780814319895
$22.99

The Situation in Flushing

By Edmund G. Love
Foreword by Judd Arnett

In a nostalgic, yet nimble telling of his boyhood in Flushing, Michigan, Edmund Love notes that he was born into a world that ceased to exist almost as soon as he entered it.

Paperback
Published: October 1987
ISBN: 9780814319178
$26.99

Michigan Voices

Our State’s History in the Words of the People Who Lived It

Compiled and Edited by Joe Grimm

A fascinating assemblage of old family letters, diaries, journals, photos, and other memorabilia, Michigan Voices introduces the reader to a more personal side of the state’s history.

Paperback
Published: October 1987
ISBN: 9780814319680
$28.99

Waiting for the Morning Train

An American Boyhood

Bruce Catton
Foreword by William B. Catton

In this memoir, Catton remembers his youth, his family, his home town, and his coming of age.

Paperback
Published: August 1987
ISBN: 9780814318850
$26.99

Freshwater Fury

Yarns and Reminiscences of the Greatest Storm in Inland Navigation

by Frank Barcus
Foreword by Rachelle Barcus Warren

Freshwater Fury is the first comprehensive history of the Great Storm.

Paperback
Published: October 1986
ISBN: 9780814318287
$23.99

Michigan Place Names

The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities

By Walter Romig
Foreword by Larry B. Massie

From Aabec in Antrim County to Zutphen in Ottawa County, from Hell to Hooker, Michigan Place Names is a compendium of information on the origins of the state's geographical names.

Paperback
Published: October 1986
ISBN: 9780814318386
$32.99

Call It North Country

The Story of Upper Michigan

John Bartlow Martin

Call It North Country recounts the lives of miners, hunters, trappers, and lumberjacks—the hardy breeds who first populated the harsh land of the Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: October 1986
ISBN: 9780814318690
$24.99

Mighty Mac

The Official Picture History of the Mackinac Bridge

Lawrence A. Rubin

This impressive photograph collection captures the struggles and the hardships, as well as the determination and the pride of the men who labored to build the Mackinac Bridge.

Paperback
Published: April 1986
ISBN: 9780814318171
$19.99

Bridging the Straits

The Story of Mighty Mac

Lawrence A. Rubin
Foreword by Prentiss M. Brown, Jr.

The project—the longest total suspension bridge in the world—would span the Starits of Mackinac where winds exceed eighty miles an hour and ice windrows reach a height of forty feet.

Paperback
Published: February 1986
ISBN: 9780814318126
$26.99

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