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French Canadians in Michigan

Author: John P DuLong
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2001.
Series: Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
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"As the first European settlers in Michigan, the French Canadians left an indelible mark on the place names and early settlement patterns of the Great Lakes State. Because of its geographic importance in the fur trade, Michigan was a magnet for the canadien traders who settled along the Detroit-Illinois trade route and the Straits of Mackinac. When Britain conquered New France in 1763, most Europeans in the Great  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DuLong, John P.
French Canadians in Michigan.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John P DuLong
ISBN: 0870135821 9780870135828
OCLC Number: 45830070
Awards: Winner of Michigan Notable Books 2002
Description: x, 56 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Arthur W. Helweg, Linwood H. Cousins --
French Canadians in Michigan --
French Canadians during the Colonial Period --
The Transition Period --
French Canadians during the Industrial Period --
French Canadians Today --
French Canadians at Michilimackinac --
Metis --
The Copper Country French Canadians --
Un Canadian Errant/A Wandering Canadian --
Tourtiere Recipe --
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Series Title: Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
Responsibility: John P. DuLong.


This title explores the history and influence of the early French Canadians in Michigan, as well as the successive 19th and 20th century waves of industrial migration from Quebec, creating new  Read more...


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