|Statement||report of historiographer, Clarence M. Burton|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 leaves, 176, xiii p. :|
|Number of Pages||176|
|LC Control Number||25002924|
A lifelong resident of the Detroit area, Paul Vachon is an author, freelance writer and public speaker. He possesses a strong interest in Detroit history, and has written four previous books devoted to the subject. He's also written guidebooks on Michigan travel. Paul is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.5/5(5). The Dawn of Detroit by Tiya Miles A book chronicling the fascinating and disturbing history of slavery in early Detroit. Miles delves in detail . Towering above all of the productions of this type is Silas Farmer, History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan,, which appeared in revised editions in and This thousand-page work covers nearly every imaginable topic in truly encyclopedic fashion, with its geographical range, as the title indicates, sometimes. Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Reissue edition (October 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Reviews: 4.
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