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  • Nature's Metropolis

    Nature's Metropolis
    av William Cronon

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393308730

    In this groundbreaking work, William Cronon gives us an environmental perspective on the history of nineteenth-century America. By exploring the ecological and economic changes that made Chicago America's most dynamic city and the Great West its hin…

  • Almost Saved, But Lost: The January 1873 Blizzard in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    Almost Saved, But Lost: The January 1873 Blizzard in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
    av Carolyn Mankell Sowinski

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781546498643

  • Falls of St. Anthony

    Falls of St. Anthony
    av Lucile M. Kane

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873512053

    The Mississippi's major waterfall played an important role in the development of lumbering, flour milling, and hydroelectric power in Minneapolis. The revised edition contains more than 50 photographs and a new epilogue by the author describing the…

  • Great American City

    Great American City
    av Robert J. Sampson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226055688

    For over fifty years, numerous public intellectuals and social theorists have insisted that community is dead. Some would have us believe that we act solely as individuals choosing our own fates regardless of our surroundings, while other theories p…

  • Detroit: An American Autopsy

    Detroit: An American Autopsy
    av Charlie Leduff

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143124467

    An explosive expos of America's lost prosperity by Pulitzer Prize--winning journalist Charlie LeDuff Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches the ruins of Detroit for clues to his family's troubled past.…

  • Detroit: An American Autopsy

    Detroit: An American Autopsy
    av Charlie Leduff

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781622312047

    In the heart of America, a metropolis is quietly destroying itself. Detroit, once the richest city in the nation, is now its poorest. Once the vanguard of America's machine age-mass production, automobiles, and blue-collar jobs-Detroit is now Americ…

  • The Language of Blood

    The Language of Blood
    av Jane Jeong Trenka

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974268

    "A book that translates, and transcends, the eternal question of home, belonging, family, identity." "Star Tribune" (Minneapolis)"My name is Jeong Kyong-Ah. My ancestry includes landowners, scholars, and government officials. I have six siblings. I…

  • Wisconsin Death Trip

    Wisconsin Death Trip
    av Michael Lesy

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826321930

    First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Va…

  • Detroit 67

    Detroit 67
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973666

    Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos that ripped through the city in 1967 and tore it apart in personal, political and interr…

  • Assyrians in Chicago

    Assyrians in Chicago
    av Vasili Shoumanov

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738519081

    The pictorial history of Assyrian immigration to Chicago encompasses more than 100 years. Their first pioneers came to the United States in the late 1800s. Eventually, by the turn of the century, they began to reside in Chicago. Following several wa…

  • Shortest Way Home

    Shortest Way Home
    av Pete Buttigieg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494369

    Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. F…

  • The Heartland

    The Heartland
    av Kristin L. Hoganson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525561637

  • Lost Car Companies of Detroit

    Lost Car Companies of Detroit
    av Alan Naldrett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467118736

    Among more than two hundred auto companies that tried their luck in the Motor City, just three remain: Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. But many of those lost to history have colorful stories worth telling. J.J. Cole forgot to put br

  • A Detroit Nocturne

    A Detroit Nocturne

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576878705

    In a continuation of Dave Jordano's critically-acclaimed Detroit: Unbroken Down (powerHouse Books, 2015), which documented the lives of residents, Detroit Nocturne is an artist's book not of people this time, but instead the places within which they…

  • Edmund Fitzgerald

    Edmund Fitzgerald
    av Elle Andra-Warner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780974020730

    It's one of the most famous, most talked about shipwrecks in our country's history. The amazing facts and captivating details are all collected here in this incomparable book. Edmund Fitzgerald is a must have, and it makes a great gift too

  • Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi

    Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi
    av Timothy R. Pauketat

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143117476

    The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mex…

  • Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story

    Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story
    av David Maraniss

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476748399

    "A fascinating political, racial, economic, and cultural tapestry" (Detroit Free Press), Once in a Great City is a tour de force from David Maraniss about the quintessential American city at the top of its game: Detroit in 1963. Detroit in 1963 is o…

  • Swedes in Minnesota

    Swedes in Minnesota
    av Anne G. Lewis

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873514781

    Recounts the story of the great Swedish migration through numbers -- in the census reports and settlement patterns. It also tells the story through the cultural institutions Swedes founded -- the churches, schools, and lodges, the Swedish-language n…

  • Division Street America

    Division Street America
    av Studs Terkel

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595580726

  • Politics of Resentment

    Politics of Resentment
    av Katherine J. Cramer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226349114

    Since the election of Scott Walker, Wisconsin has been seen as ground zero for debates about the appropriate role of government in the wake of the Great Recession. In a time of rising inequality, Walker not only survived a bitterly contested recall…

  • Politics of Resentment

    Politics of Resentment
    av Katherine J. Cramer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226349084

    Since the election of Scott Walker, Wisconsin has been seen as ground zero for debates about the appropriate role of government in the wake of the Great Recession. In a time of rising inequality, Walker not only survived a bitterly contested recall…

  • Scandinavians in the State House: How Nordic Immigrants Shaped Minnesota Politics

    Scandinavians in the State House: How Nordic Immigrants Shaped Minnesota Politics
    av Klas Bergman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681340302

    Beginning in the 1850s, thousands of immigrants from Nordic countries settled in Minnesota and quickly established themselves in the political life of their new home. These Norwegians, Swedes, Danes, Finns, and Icelanders first sowed their political…

  • Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge

    Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge
    av Scott Walker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595231079

    Today, we can sound like conservativesand act like conservatives and still winelections. Those who say we can t don tsee what I see in Wisconsin and whatmy fellow governors in states all acrossAmerica see. We don t need to change ourprinciples. What…

  • The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

    The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers
    av Bridgett M. Davis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316558723

    As seen on the Today Show This true story of an unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and their life in the Detroit numbers of the 1960s and 1970s highlights "the outstanding humanity of black America" (James McBride). In 1958, the very same y…

  • The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

    The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers
    av Bridgett M. Davis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316558730

    As seen on the Today Show This true story of an unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and their life in the Detroit numbers of the 1960s and 1970s highlights "the outstanding humanity of black America" (James McBride). In 1958, the very same y…

  • A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

    A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago
    av Ben Hecht

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226322742

    In 1921 Ben Hecht wrote a column for the "Chicago Daily News" that his editor called 'journalism extraordinary; journalism that invaded the realm of literature'. Hecht's collection of sixty-four of these pieces, illustrated with striking pen drawing…

  • Cultural Variability in Context

    Cultural Variability in Context
    av Mark F. Seeman

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873384520

    Cultural Variability in Context, a collection of papers presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in April 1989, documents and explains the varied settlement and subsistence practices found in the prehistoric mid-O…

  • The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

    The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683400462

    The emergence of village societies out of hunter-gatherer groups profoundly transformed social relations in every part of the world where such communities formed. Drawing on the latest archaeological and historical evidence, this volume explores the…

  • Fort Abraham Lincoln

    Fort Abraham Lincoln
    av Aaron L. Barth

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467126861

    Established in November 1872, Fort Abraham Lincoln was part of a larger complex of military forts throughout the United States. Named in memory of President Lincoln, the fort protected railroad workers as they continued westward construction of the…

  • Belvidere and Boone County

    Belvidere and Boone County
    av The Boone County History Project

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467114189

    Although Boone County is one of the smallest counties in Illinois, it is rich in larger-than-life stories that grew from its prairies, forests, and streams. Its history includes a king of the hobos, a huge wheel of cheese, and a business leader who…

  • Zoo Nebraska

    Zoo Nebraska
    av Carson Vaughan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503901506

  • Zoo Nebraska

    Zoo Nebraska
    av Carson Vaughan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503901490

  • On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

    On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin
    av Robert C. Willging

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870209000

    On the Hunt is the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin, from the spear-throwing Paleo-Indians to the sportsmen of today. Meticulously researched by one of the state's most prolific outdoor writers, On the Hunt covers subsistence and sport hunting, de…

  • The People are the News

    The People are the News

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124455

    This distinctive collection features writings from Grant Pick's long, distinguished career in literary journalism. Pick had a uniquely open eye and ear for people who were in difficult situations, doing extraordinary things, or both. Most of his sto…

  • The Great Chicago Fire

    The Great Chicago Fire
    av John Boda, Ray Johnson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467125666

    After an extremely hot and dry summer, Chicago got a spark that grew into something unimiginable and unforgettable on Oct. 8, 1871. On Oct. 8, 1871, what became known as "the Great Chicago Fire" was a massive firestorm that moved faster than most me…

  • The Brookside Story: Shops of Every Necessary Character

    The Brookside Story: Shops of Every Necessary Character
    av Ladene Morton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467142342

    Brookside's burgundy-and-blue-striped awnings represent both a quaint corner of Kansas City where you can tread the creaky wooden floors of the Dime Store and a pragmatic philosophy that changed the way America planned its cities. Renowned developer…

  • Native American Place Names of Indiana

    Native American Place Names of Indiana
    av Michael McCafferty

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252032684

    In tracing the roots of Indiana place names, Michael McCafferty focuses on those created and used by local Native Americans. Drawing from exciting new sources that include three Illinois dictionaries from the eighteenth century, the author documents…

  • Elmore and Genoa

    Elmore and Genoa
    av Jennifer Fording

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738582542

    Take a fascinating journey through the history of Elmore and Genoa, Ohio with more than 200 vintage photographs and anecdotes from the locals who experienced it. The villages of Elmore and Genoa have held a friendly rivalry since the 1860s. Though e…

  • The King of Chicago: Memories of My Father

    The King of Chicago: Memories of My Father
    av Daniel Friedman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631440823

    The King of Chicago is the story of a father-son relationship as real and hugely loving as that in Philip Roth's Patrimony. At its heart is a young son who tries furiously to heal his father from a violent childhood inside a Chicago orphanage. The o…

  • Lost Omaha

    Lost Omaha
    av Janet R. Daly Bednarek

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467119849

    The landmarks of Omaha's past reveal a history of industry, innovation and change. The Hotel Fontenelle, the Omaha Athletic Club and the Medical Arts Building disappeared in the wake of changes remaking downtown after World War II. Jobbers Canyon, a…

  • Explorations In Ohio

    Explorations In Ohio
    av C. L. Metz, F. W. Putnam, C. L. Metz

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548612385

  • Land O' Lakes

    Land O' Lakes
    av Jon Helminiak

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531655297

  • Coal War in the Mahoning Valley: The Origin of Greater Youngstown's Italians

    Coal War in the Mahoning Valley: The Origin of Greater Youngstown's Italians
    av Joe Tucciarone, Ben Lariccia

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467142724

    The struggles and successes of the industrious coal miners in Ohio's Mahoning Valley. Year after year, local Welsh coal diggers supplied the ravenous and roaring ironworks in Mahoning Valley but the good times ended in the closing weeks of 1872. The…

  • Shootout on Pine Street: The Illinois Central Train Robbery and Aftermath

    Shootout on Pine Street: The Illinois Central Train Robbery and Aftermath
    av Ken, Jr. Zimmerman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781514813188

  • Paul M. Butler

    Paul M. Butler
    av George C. Roberts

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819162960

    This book is a study of the political background and rise to leadership of Paul Butler, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, 1954-1960. George Roberts examines his efforts to provide a responsible political opposition to the Eisenhower Adm…

  • Portraits of Conflict

    Portraits of Conflict

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557289131

    Brother pursues brother in this heavily fought-over state. A deeply divided border state, heir to the ""Bleeding Kansas"" era, Missouri became the third most fought-over state in the war, following Virginia and Tennessee. Rich in resources and manpo…

  • Haunted Terre Haute

    Haunted Terre Haute
    av Ashley Hood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467143714

    Terre Haute might seem like a quiet river town, but the ghosts of the city's past ensure that things never grow too quiet From the ghost of a green-eyed bulldog to a mausoleum phone, the town's cemeteries are a playground for those wh

  • A Brief History of Bucktown: Davenport's Infamous District Transformed

    A Brief History of Bucktown: Davenport's Infamous District Transformed
    av Jonathan Turner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626199095

    German immigrants created leafy beer gardens here nearly two centuries ago, establishing Bucktown as the heart of entertainment in downtown Davenport for generations. In 1916, the founding of the Tri-City Symphony Orchestra at the Burtis Opera House…

  • Real Farm

    Real Farm
    av Patricia Tichenor Westfall

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942257175

    Farm life as a series of experiences that lead to self-understanding and fresh perceptions. Agrarian innocents, West fall (Journalism/Ohio Univ.) and her husband acquired a house and 20 fallow acres not far from the Univ. of Iowa, where husband Mark…

  • Detroit's Sojourner Truth Housing Riot of 1942: Prelude to the Race Riot of 1943

    Detroit's Sojourner Truth Housing Riot of 1942: Prelude to the Race Riot of 1943
    av Gerald Van Dusen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467146968

    During World War II, no American city suffered a worse housing shortage than Detroit, and no one suffered that shortage more than the city's African American citizens. In 1941, the federal government began constructing the Sojourner Truth Housing Pr…

  • Columbus

    Columbus
    av Janice R. Ulrich

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467102605

    Founded in 1839 on the banks of the Crawfish River, Columbus is home to about 5,000 residents. For more than three quarters of a century, from 1900 to 1977, the canning factory and the businesses it spawned were the biggest contributors to area pros…

  • Traveling Through Time

    Traveling Through Time

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472030668

    This is the definitive illustrated guide to nearly 1,500 of Michigan's historic sites. ""Traveling Through Time"" lets travelers take Michigan history on the road and makes a great desk reference for researchers and armchair historians alike. Since…

  • Illinois And The West, With A Township Map Containing The Latest Surveys And Improvements

    Illinois And The West, With A Township Map Containing The Latest Surveys And Improvements
    av Abner Dumont Jones

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548819241

  • Shorewood, Wisconsin

    Shorewood, Wisconsin
    av Shorewood Historical Society

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531604509