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The Yankee West : community life on the Michigan frontier

Author: Susan E Gray
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the Michigan frontier in the US, this text examines how "Yankees" moving west reconstructed familiar communal institutions on the frontier while confronting forces of profound  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Local history
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Gray, Susan E., 1952-
Yankee West.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96007269
(OCoLC)34319468
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Gray
ISBN: 0585025649 9780585025643 080786174X 9780807861745
OCLC Number: 42329167
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 227 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: the Yankee West and the "Universal yankee nation" --
Those desirous of removing to the Kalamazoo: the designs of settlement --
This walking before creeping will never answer: the necessary market --
The unhallowed dicker traffic: the necessary neighbors --
Spoiling the whole: families and farming --
A pretty joining of God and mammon: religion and community --
All of the Whiggs and some of the Democrats: politics and community --
Conclusion: the foundations of an empire.
Responsibility: Susan E. Gray.

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[P]rovides an innovative and sophisticated look at the complex interplay of individual, family, community, and national influences on western development."American Historical Review" �P�rovides Read more...

 
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