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The dawn of Detroit

Tiya Miles

The dawn of Detroit

a chronicle of slavery and freedom in the city of the straits

by Tiya Miles

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Slavery,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTiya Miles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF574.D457 M55 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 pages
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935154M
    ISBN 10162097231X
    ISBN 109781620972311
    LC Control Number2017018381
    OCLC/WorldCa974699599

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This book is the first whole book on early Detroit. There are now three canonical books for understanding colonial Detroit: Brian Dunnigan’s Frontier Metropolis for the images, Helen Tanner’s Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History for the maps and Tiya Miles masterpiece The Dawn of Detroit for the story of North America’s most interesting and soulful city/5.

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A brilliant paradigm-shifting book that "transports the reader back to the eighteenth century and brings to life a multiracial community that began in slavery" (The New York Times), The Dawn of Detroit reveals for the first time that slavery was at the heart of the Midwest's iconic city.

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