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Table of Contents- Fall 2008 Volume 34, No. 2 (Page 1)

​​The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 34 No. 2               Fall 2008




Introduction: Modern Borderlands                                                                         vii

Nora Faires


The Permeable Border, the Great Lakes Region, and the                                    1

Canadian-American Relationship

John J. Bukowczyk


The Persistence of Travel and Trade: St. Lawrence River Valley                       17

French Engagés and the American Fur Company, 1818-1840

Nicole St-Onge


Taming the "Savagery" of Michigan's Indians                                                      39

James Z. Schwartz


Navigating the Landscape of Assimilation: The Anishnabeg,                           57

The Lumber Industry, and the Failure of Federal Indian

Policy in Michigan

Bradley J. Gills


Residents by Day, Visitors by Night: The Origins of the Alien                          75

Commuter on the U.S.-Canadian Border during the 1920s

Thomas A. Klug


Detroit and Windsor as Transnational Spaces: A Case Study of                     99

Asian Indian Migrants

Vibha Bhalla


Consuming Freedom: The International Freedom Festival as                          119

Transnational Tourism Strategy on the Windsor-Detroit

Border, 1959-1976

Julie Longo​


Book Reviews


Amato. Jacob's Well: A Case for Rethinking Family History                    ​         139

Annette Atkins