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The historical geography of Detroit.

A. E. Parkins

The historical geography of Detroit.

by A. E. Parkins

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit.
    • Subjects:
    • Human geography -- Michigan -- Detroit.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Historical geography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSeries on man and his environment, Kennikat Press scholarly reprints.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D4 P26 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 356 p.
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4575504M
      ISBN 100804613710
      LC Control Number77118422

        The only book I've read on Detroit is "the origins of the urban crisis," which is a well written exploration of race relations and deindustrialization from the s to he s.   Detroit, city, seat of Wayne county, southeastern Michigan, is located on the Detroit River (connecting Lakes Erie and St. Clair) opposite Windsor, Ontario, was founded in by a French trader, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, who built a fort on the river and named it Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit in honour of his patron (the French word détroit meaning “strait”); later.

      More than a work of historical geography, Fitzgerald is a political intervention. By the neighborhood was mostly African American; Black Power was ascendant; and Detroit would experience a major riot. Immersed in the daily life of the area, Bunge encouraged residents to tell their stories and to think about local politics in spatial terms. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Coleman's Historical Text-Book & Atlas of Biblical Geography at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Seller Rating: % positive.

      Detroit provides invaluable historical context for the events that exploded on J It is a thoroughly researched and well-written overview of the history of race relations in the city from its founding in to today and a ‘must-read’ for all who care about Detroit and its future. Browse the wide selection of Discount History & Geography books at our online discount bookstore. Read-iculously low prices! FREE shipping on orders over $35!


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