Publisher:Ann Arbor :University of Michigan Press,2013.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
First residents -- The French presence -- The British take control -- Michigan becomes American -- Settling the "land of ills" -- Quest for statehood -- Building a state -- The fight against slavery -- The Civil War -- Logging the forests -- Mining Michigan -- Turn of the century -- Birth of the automobile -- World War I -- The raucous twenties -- The Great Depression and growth of labor -- World War II -- Postwar Michigan and the turbulent 1960s -- 1970s and beyond.