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The Resource West to Far Michigan : Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860

West to Far Michigan : Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860

Label
West to Far Michigan : Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860
Title
West to Far Michigan
Title remainder
Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
West to Far Michigan is a study of the lower peninsula's occupation by agriculturalists, whose presence forever transformed the land and helped to create the modern state of Michigan. This is not simply a history of Michigan, but rather a work that focuses on why the state developed as it did. Although Michigan is seen today as an industrial state whose history is couched in terms of the fur trade and the international rivalry for the Great Lakes, agricultural settlement shaped its expansion. Using a model of agricultural colonization derived from comparative studies, Lewis exam
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Kenneth E
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Agricultural colonies
  • Land settlement patterns
  • Land settlement
  • Land tenure
  • Michigan
  • Lower Peninsula (Mich.)
  • HISTORY
  • Agricultural colonies
  • Indians of North America
  • Land settlement
  • Land settlement patterns
  • Land tenure
  • Michigan
  • Michigan
Label
West to Far Michigan : Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-500) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; 1. Frontier Studies and Approach to Michigan's Past; 2. Michigan Before 1815: Prelude to American Settlement; 3. The Environmental Context of Colonization; 4. The Impact of Perception on Settlement; 5. The Transfer of Land; 6. The Settlers' Acquisition of Land; 7. Strategies for Settlement; 8. Michigan's Frontier Economy in 1845; 9. Population Expansion, Transportation, and Settlement Pattering on the Michigan Frontier, 1845-1860; 10. Long-Distance Transportation and External Trade
  • 11. The Restructuring of Michigan Agriculture12. The Organization of Production and Marketing; 13. The Consolidation of Settlement and Transportation; 14. The Landscape of Settlement in Southern Michigan in 1860; 15. Epilogue; Appendices; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn876514184
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (536 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780870139345
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt128q039
  • 287eb3cc-dcd6-465d-81f1-fa726868db2f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876514184
Label
West to Far Michigan : Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-500) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; 1. Frontier Studies and Approach to Michigan's Past; 2. Michigan Before 1815: Prelude to American Settlement; 3. The Environmental Context of Colonization; 4. The Impact of Perception on Settlement; 5. The Transfer of Land; 6. The Settlers' Acquisition of Land; 7. Strategies for Settlement; 8. Michigan's Frontier Economy in 1845; 9. Population Expansion, Transportation, and Settlement Pattering on the Michigan Frontier, 1845-1860; 10. Long-Distance Transportation and External Trade
  • 11. The Restructuring of Michigan Agriculture12. The Organization of Production and Marketing; 13. The Consolidation of Settlement and Transportation; 14. The Landscape of Settlement in Southern Michigan in 1860; 15. Epilogue; Appendices; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn876514184
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (536 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780870139345
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt128q039
  • 287eb3cc-dcd6-465d-81f1-fa726868db2f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876514184

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