Detroit: A Biography

Detroit: A Biography

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“A valuable biography sure to appeal to readers seeking to come to grips with important problems facing not just a city, but a country.” –Kirkus   Detroit was established as a French settlement three-quarters of a century before the founding of this nation. A remote outpost built to protect trapping interests, its industry took a great leap forward with the completion of the Erie Canal. Detroit turned iron into stoves and railcars, and eventually cars by the… (more)

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"Detroit: A Biography" isn't the last word on the city's promise and problems, but it offers an engaging, provocative introduction.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Chicago Review Press (April 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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