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Table of Contents- Spring 2014 Volume 40, No. 1

The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 40 No. 1               Spring 2014




Introduction                                                                                                                                     vii


A Producer's Republic: Rural Zoning, Land Use, and                                                                1

Citizenship in the Great Lakes Cutover, 1920-1940 

Joshua Nygren


Mixing It Up: Michigan Barmaids Fight For Civil Rights                                                          27

Amy Holtman French


A Landscape of Ruin and Repair: Parks, Potatoes, and                                                          49

Detroit's Environmental Past, 1879-1900 

Joseph Stanhope Cialdella


2013 Graduate Student Essay Winner:                    

A Woman's Place is in Her Union: The UAW's 1944                                                                73

National Women's Conference and Women's Labor Activism 

Tiffany Baugh-Helton


Research Notes 


Into the Heart of Dixie: Franklin Fox and the 15th Michigan                                                 97

H. Jason Combs, Donald Maness, and Sally McVey


Book Reviews 


Peter H. Ayersinger. Representation and Inequality in                                                         107

Late Nineteenth-Century America: The Politics of Apportionment. 

Stephen A. Jones


Marlon M. Bailey. Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender,                                                      108

Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit. 

M. Reuel Friedman


E. N. Brandt. We Called It MAG-nificent: Dow                                                                       110

Chemical and Magnesium, 1916-1998. 

John K. Smith


Joe T. Darden and Richard Thomas. Detroit: Race Riots,                                                     111

Racial Conflicts, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide. 

Ronnie A. Dunn


Don Faber. The Boy Governor: Stevens T. Mason and the                                                  112

Birth of Michigan Politics. 

David G. Chardavoyne


Karl S. Hele, ed. The Nature of Empires and the Empires                                                    114

of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment. 

James D. Rice


Mark Hoffman, ed. Among the Enemy: A Michigan                                                              115

Soldier's Civil War Journal 

Julie A. Mujic


Brian Hosmer and Larry Nesper, eds. Tribal Worlds:                                                           117

Critical Studies in Indian Nation Building. 

Dawn G. Marsh


Kenneth Jolly. By Our Own Strength: William Sherrill,                                                        118

the UNIA, and the Fight for African American Self-Determination

in Detroit. 

Alan Scot Willis


Edward Lorenz. Civic Empowerment in an Age of Corporate Greed.                               119

Brittany Bayless Fremion


Graydon M. Meints. Railroads for Michigan.                                                                        121

Russell D. Jones


Jayne Morris-Crowther. The Political Activities of Detroit                                                  122

Clubwomen in the 1920s: A Challenge and a Promise. 

Tara McCarthy


Todd E. Robinson. A City within a City: The Black Freedom                                              124

Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Andrea A. Burns


Aaron Shapiro. The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating                                                125

Tourism in the Upper Midwest. 

Dale Potts


Dana Elizabeth Weiner. Race and Rights: Fighting Slavery                                              127

and Prejudice in the Old Northwest, 1830-1870. 

Douglas R. Egerton


Christopher W. Wells. Car Country: An Environmental History.                                      128

Tom McCarthy


Books Received                                                                                                                        131 


Contributors                                                                                                                              137

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