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Michigan : A Bicentennial History

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The idea that abundance was "inexhaustible--that fatal Michigan word," as the author calls it--dominated thinking about the state from the days when Commandant Cadillac's soldiers arrived at Detroit until his name became a brand of car. Viewed in this light, Michigan is a case study of all America, and Americans in any state will be fascinated. In a colorful, dramatic past, Mr. Catton finds understanding of where we are in the present and what the future will make us face.

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 19.3mm | 308.45g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • Ill.
  • 0393301753
  • 9780393301755
  • 1,734,974

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In this book, Catton turns to his native Michigan to tell a story of what happened when a primitive wilderness changed into a bustling industrial center so fast that it was as if the old French explorer Etienne Brule 'should step up to shake hands with Henry Ford.'

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