Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History
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Get ready to discover the rich history of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
From its earliest days, it has evoked words of love, beauty, mystery and legend. Drawing on oral histories, newspapers, census data, archives and libraries, Russel M. Magnaghi has written the seminal history of a very "special place" as seen through the eyes of the men and women who have lived here -- the famous and not so famous.
For the first time in over a century, a complete history of the U.P.—from prehistoric origins to the present—is available. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History, is an extraordinary book celebrating this unique sens of place.
Russell M. Magnaghi is history professor emeritus and former director of the Center for Upper Peninsula Studies at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. he studied at St. Louis University (Ph.D.) and taught at NMU from 1969 to 2014. During this time he was a teacher, researcher, and writer of this unique region of the United States.
906 Heritage, 2017
paperback, 212 pages, Black & white, 8.5 wide x 11 tall