The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 34 No. 1               Spring 2008

 

Contents

 

Introduction: Emerging Borderlands                                                                                           vii

Nora Faires

 

Writing Michigan History from a Transborder Perspective                                                      1

Susan E. Gray

 

Apples on the Border: Orchards and the Contest for the                                                        25

Great Lakes

William Kerrigan

 

After the Conquest: Michilimackinac, a Borderland in                                                            43

Transition, 1760-1763

Keith R. Widder

 

Merchant Representatives and the French River                                                                     63

World, 1763-1803

Robert Englebert

 

The Transformation of the Detroit Land Market and the                                                       83

Formation of the Anglo-American Border, 1783-1796

Lawrence B. A. Hatter

 

The Gnadenhutten Effect: Moravian Converts and the                                                          101

Search for Safety in the Canadian Borderlands

John P. Bowes

 

Winning Essay: 2007 Student Essay Contest

The Road to Ruin? "Civilization" and the Origins of a                                                            119

"Michigan Road Band" of Potawatomi

Ben Secunda

 

Book Reviews

 

Barr, ed. The Boundaries between Us: Natives and Newcomers along the                 ​     151

Frontiers of the Old Northwest Territory, 1750-1850

James T. Carroll

 

Borg. Auto Mechanics: Technology and Expertise in Twentieth-Century                          152

America

Amy Gangloff

 

Cox. A Stronger Kinship: One Town's Extraordinary Story of Hope                                   153

and Faith

Kimberly Hill

 

Freund. Colored Property: State Policy and White Racial Politics in                                  155

Suburban American

Walter D. Greason

 

Gaff. Bayonets in the Wilderness: Anthony Wayne's Legion in                                          156

the Old Northwest

Christopher Bates

 

Hepburn. Crossing the Border: A Free Black Community                                                    157

in Canada

Maureen Elgersman Lee

 

Hoffman. "My Brave Mechanics": The First Michigan Engineers and                                158

Their Civil War

Theodore J. Zeman

 

Kalter, ed. Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations:                                 159

The Treaties of 1736-62

Laurence M. Hauptman

 

Latimer. 1812: War with America                                                                                             160

Annette Palmer

 

Marquis. Henry Ford: An Interpretation                                                                                162

Martin Halpern

 

Savage. Takover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the                                    163

Subversion of American Democracy

Jason Friedman

 

Schaap. Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and                                      ​            164

Hitler's Olympics

Brian M. Ingrassia


Sisson, Zacher, and Cayton, eds. The American Midwest: An                                              166

Interpretive Encyclopedia

Jenny Barker-Devine

 

Szasz. Scottish Highlanders and Native Americans: Indigenous                                         167

Education in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

Alex Murdoch

 

Westbrook. Central Michigan University                                                                                169

Andrew D. Devenney

 

Editor's Page                                                                                                           ​                     171