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Monte, Mike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 634.98 MON

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Hannum, James S.

Summary: "This book complements and augments the store of knowledge currently available on the subject of Michigan's abandoned railroads. By design, the work is limited to Michigan's pine belt, in the northern half of the Lower Peninsula. In the late 1800s, logging railroads were densely concentrated in that locale. Restricting the scope of the book to that region results in a volume of manageable size....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 385 HAN

Kalt, Brian C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.463 Kalt

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.463 KAL

Pyle, Robert Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.797 PYL

Thornton, Neil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Printer's Devil Press 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 THO

DeCamp, Alison.

Summary: In 1895, twelve-year-old Stan decides to find his long-lost father in the logging camps of Michigan, documenting in his scrapbook his travels and encounters with troublesome relatives, his mother's suitors, lumberjacks, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DEC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DEC

Lutman, George.

Summary: An account of George Lutman's actual experiences of a pioneer lumberman. George Lutman spent practically tow-thirds of his life in the lumber woods of Northern Michigan. He served in all branches of work from chore boy to "Walking Boss". This account was dictated to his daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 921 Lutman

Summary: "A documentary detailing the renovation of a historic set of Big Wheels and the determination of one man who made it happen"--Disc surface. Retired history buff Bill Steffler volunteered his time and skills to rebuild a rotting set of ten foot logging "Big Wheels" owned by Traverse City, Michigan. He discovered almost all of it was beyond restoration; building new parts from scratch was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brauer Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV REI
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 634 Re-Inventing

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 634.98 DVD Re-Inventing 2008

Lubeck, Aaron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.0288 LUB

Summary: Tells the 75 year history of Michigan's logging and lumbering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Program Source International 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.4 DVD Michigan 1999

Summary: "Northern Michigan is undergoing unprecedented changes in land use, climate, resource extraction, and species distributions. For the last hundred years, the University of Michigan Biological Station has monitored these environmental transformations. Stretching 10,000 acres along Burt and Douglas Lakes in the northern Lower Peninsula and 3,200 acres on Sugar Island near Sault Ste. Marie,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 578.09774 CHA
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 578.09774 CHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 578.097 Nadelhoffer 2009

Klumpp, John D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.D. Klumpp 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 385.54 KLU

Cashin, Sheryll

Summary: "How interracial love and marriage changed history, and may soon alter the landscape of American politics. Loving beyond boundaries is a radical act that is changing America. When Mildred and Richard Loving wed in 1958, they were ripped from their shared bed and taken to court. Their crime: miscegenation, punished by exile from their home state of Virginia. The resulting landmark decision of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 CAS

Crowe, William S.

Summary: An authentic account of the lumberjacks, the lumber barons and the millhands as told by William Crowe, lumberjack, a first-hand witness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Country Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.98 CRO
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 634.98 CRO

Summary: Stretching over 4,000 miles across South America, the Amazon River has long defied human efforts to tame it. Not a single bridge crosses it, and not one dam halts its flow. This program visits urban centers on the banks of the Amazon and examines new attempts to harness-or exploit-the river's energy and natural abundance. The journey begins at Iquitos-a Peruvian city blighted by poverty and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber as she travels the U.S. making the case for a link between environmental toxins and cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIV

Summary: Home to more biodiversity than either Europe or North America, Costa Rica has shown the world how to benefit from the environment without destroying it. This program treks across the Central American nation with a spotlight on ecotourism and how it fits into Costa Rica's overall economy. Visits to a banana farm, a coffee plantation, the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and the Tortugero National Park...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY

Lubbers, David

Summary: Michigan-based photographer Lubbers combines efforts with environmental advisor and author Dempsey in creating a portrait of the waters of Michigan and their significance to the state's identity. Each of the 79 black and white photographs is accompanied by a short text offering readers historical background to the sites depicted and providing a sense of how precious and fragile this natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: MIC 977.40 Lubbe

Lubbers, David

Summary: Michigan-based photographer Lubbers combines efforts with environmental advisor and author Dempsey in creating a portrait of the waters of Michigan and their significance to the state's identity. Each of the 79 black and white photographs is accompanied by a short text offering readers historical background to the sites depicted and providing a sense of how precious and fragile this natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 977.4009 LUB

Lubbers, David

Summary: Michigan-based photographer Lubbers combines efforts with environmental advisor and author Dempsey in creating a portrait of the waters of Michigan and their significance to the state's identity. Each of the 79 black and white photographs is accompanied by a short text offering readers historical background to the sites depicted and providing a sense of how precious and fragile this natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.400 Lubbers 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.4009 LUB

Summary: Rich in history, the Rhine feeds Europe's collective identity-as well as its divisions. Flowing from Switzerland through Austria, Germany, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, the river intersects a multitude of towns and cities in the process. This program follows the Rhine on its multifaceted journey and examines economic, political, environmental, and historical issues surrounding it....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Among the most utilized waterways in the world, the Yangtze River is also one of the most volatile. This program sheds light on humanity's battle to tame and profit from the river-specifically, a project initiated by Chiang Kai-shek in the 1930s. The program also studies corresponding ecological problems. Viewers are introduced to the Three Gorges Dam, a concrete mega-structure visible from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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