The Michigan Historical Review

Volume 46, No. 1      Spring 2020



"More Than Just a Missionary: The Jesuits, the Wyandot, and Colonial Crises

in French Detroit, 1728-1751

Eric Toups      



When It Happened Here: Michigan and the Transnational Development of

American Fascisn, 1920-1945

Salaina Catalano


2019 Graduate Student Essay Prize Winner

Racial Pragmatism and the Conditions of Racial Contact: The Detroit Interracial Committee, Public Schools, and Measuring Racial Tension, 1944-1950

Sean Henry


The Short Life of Colonel John Anderson of the US Topographical Engineers

and His Impact on Early Michigan

Rusty Davis


The Rebranding of Jonathan Walker

Sean O'Neill


Book Reviews

​Dan Albert. Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless.
By Brian Ladd

​Danielle Aubert. The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics of the Joy of Printing.
By Benjamin Thomason

​Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar, and Natasha Chandani, eds. Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies: Lafayette Park, Detroit.
By Susan J. Bandes

​Sandy Barnard and Thomas E. Singelyn, eds. An Aide to Custer: The Civil War Letters of Lt. Edward G. Granger.
By Paul Ashdown

​José António Brandão, ed. Mémoires of Michilimackinac and the Pays d’en​: Indians and French in the Upper Great Lakes at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century.
By Brian Leigh Dunnigan

​Shonda Buchanan. Black Indian.
By Lindsay Elizabeth Doran

​Kim Crawford. The 16th Michigan Infantry in the Civil War (Revised and Updated).
By Thomas P. Nanzig

​Dave Dempsey. The Heart of the Lakes: Freshwater in the Past, Present and Future of Southeast Michigan.
By Brandon Luedtke

​Jeff Guin. The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison's Ten-Year Road Trip.
By Edwina A. Murphy

​Conrad Kickert. Dream City: Creation, Destruction, and Reinvention in Downtown Detroit.
By Phillip J. Obermiller

​Doris Jeanne MacKinnon. Metis Pioneers: Marie Rose Delorme Smith and Isabella Clark Hardisty Lougheed.
By James LaForest

​Michael S. Nassaney, ed. Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post.
By Kenneth C. Carstens

​Jacob Nyenhuis et alii. Hope College at 150: Anchored in Faith, Educating for Leadership and Service in a Global Society.
By David Zwart.

​Mark Stryker. Jazz from Detroit.
By Bill Sears

​Gerald C. Van Dusen. Detroit's Birwood Wall: Hatred and Healing in the West Eight Mile Community.
By Herb Boyd

​Lee Vinsel. Moving Violations: Automobiles, Experts, and Regulations in the United States.
By David N. Lucsko

Books Received