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Parmenter, Jon.

Summary: Drawing on archival and published documents in several languages, archaeological data, and Iroquois oral traditions, The Edge of the Woods explores the ways in which spatial mobility represented the geographic expression of Iroquois social, political, and economic priorities. By reconstructing the late precolonial Iroquois settlement landscape and the paths of human mobility that constructed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.01 PAR

Reséndez, Andrés

Summary: A landmark history: the sweeping story of the enslavement of tens of thousands of Indians across America, from the time of the conquistadors up to the early 20th century. Since the time of Columbus, Indian slavery was illegal in much of the American continent. Yet, as Andrés Reséndez illuminates, it was practiced for centuries as an open secret. There was no abolitionist movement to protect the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 RES

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Explores the history of Dutch colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.702 ENG

Miller, Al

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 386.2243 MIL

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Provides the history of French Colonies in America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.018 ENG

Boles, Frank

Summary: "The Great Lakes create a vast transportation network that supports a massive shipping industry. In this volume, seamanship, cargo, competition, cooperation, technology, engineering, business, unions, government decisions, and international agreements all come together to create a story of unrivaled interest about the Great Lakes ships and the crews that sailed them in the twentieth century....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 386.54 BOL

Dolin, Eric Jay.

Summary: Traces the rise and fall of the American fur industry, beginning with Dutch traders in the early 1600s through the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century and explains how the animal skin trade damaged the lives of Native Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 381.45685 DOL

Gilman, Carolyn

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Historical Society 0000

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 381 GIL

Stonehouse, Frederick.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.1238 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 363.12 STO

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 363.1238 Stonehouse

Reese, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4 REE

White, Richard

Summary: "An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, The Middle Ground steps outside the simple stories of Indian-white relations - stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning. It tells how Europeans and Indians met, regarding each other as alien, as other, as virtually nonhuman, and how between...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.004 WHI

Butts, Edward

Summary: Traces the history of shipwrecks on the Great Lakes and the various myths and legends attributed to specific tragedies, revealing the violent conditions that have wrecked thousands of vessels since 1679, along with monster sightings in Lakes Ontario and Erie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 971.3 BUT

Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.02 CAL

Gibson, Karen Bush.

Summary: Examines the history and culture of Native Americans, with activities ranging from deciphering Navajo codes from World War II to making jerky.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zephyr 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.004 GIB

Boyer, Dwight.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Freshwater Press 1966

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.4 BOY

Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Native people have been living around the Great Lakes for thousands of years. As European settlers arrived, they soon learned that the land around the Great Lakes was an ideal place to settle. Readers learn the history of Great Lakes settlement and much more. Full-color photographs showcase the lakes’ beauty, while social studies content introduces the many cities in the region. From the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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Publisher / Publication Date: Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association 1987

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 623.8942 LIV
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 623.8942 LIV

Stonehouse, Frederick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Color Studios 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364.15 Stonehouse

Chant, Christopher.

Summary: This illustrated history of steam trains makes a great gift item for train enthusiasts and railroad historians. It covers steam locomotives from its origins, its expansion through to its eventual obsoletion. It also includes a chapter on railroads in the north and south which covers Canada and Mexico. Lavishly illustrated throughout in full color and written by an author with a number of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chartwell Books 2012

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Solomon, Brian

Summary: "Illustrated history of the North American Railroad industry's mergers and acquisitions illustrated with historical photography and 50 specially commissioned maps and line diagrams charting that evolution"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2013

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

Schumacher, Michael

Contents: "How could such a thing happen on a goddamn lake?" Lakes Superior and Michigan -- "So violent a storm": apocalypse on Lake Huron -- "You might not have light tonight": the storm visits Cleveland -- "I might see you in heaven": explorations of loss -- "This was not natural": discoveries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.033 SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.033 SCH

Hemming, Robert J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 1992

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.031 HEM

Cleland, Charles E.

Contents: The treaty -- The foundations of treaty making -- The invention of Euro-American and Indian treaty making -- Treaties and American law -- The treaties of 1836 and 1855 -- United States v. Michigan / by Bruce R. Greene -- United States v. Michigan / by Marc Slonim -- The treaties of St. Peters (1837) and La Pointe -- Lac Courte Oreilles band v. Wisconsin / by Kathryn L. Tierney -- Milles Lacs...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 346.77 CLE

Greenwood, John Orville.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Freshwater Press 1987

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 386.22 GRE