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Yankees in Michigan

Yankees in Michigan

Author: Brian C Wilson
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2008.
Series: Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
As Brian C. Wilson describes them in this highly readable and entertaining book, Yankees-defined by their shared culture and sense of identity-had a number of distinctive traits and sought to impose their ideas across the state of Michigan. After the ethnic label of ""Yankee"" fell out of use, the offspring of Yankees appropriated the term ""Midwesterner."" So fused did the identities of Yankee and Midwesterner  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Brian C.
Yankees in Michigan.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008015190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian C Wilson
ISBN: 9780870139703 0870139703 9781628961768 1628961767
OCLC Number: 841171649
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 140 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Yankees in New England and beyond --
Yankees come to Michigan --
Yankees on the Michigan frontier --
The flowering of Yankee Michigan --
The industrialization of Yankee Michigan --
The decline of Yankee Michigan.
Series Title: Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
Responsibility: Brian C. Wilson.
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