The Yankee West: Community Life on the Michigan Frontier

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Introduction
1.
On longitudinal migration in the nineteenth century, see John C. Hudson, "Yankeeland in the Middle West;" Journal of Geography 85 ( September-October 1986): 195-200, and "North American Origins of Middlewestern Frontier Populations;" Annals of the Association of American Geographers 78 ( 1988): 395-413; Richard H. Steckel, "The Economic Foundations of East-West Migration during the Nineteenth Ceutury," Explorations in Economic History 20 ( January 1983): 14-36; and Lois K. Mathews, The Expansion of New England ( Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909).
2.
See, in this regard, Lawrence Buell's discussion of the invention of a Puritan past in antebellum New England in New England Literary Culture from Revolution through Renaissance ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986), 214-38.
3.
James R. Shortridge, The Middle West: Its Meaning in American Culture ( Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1989); FrederickJ. Hoffman, The 20s: American Writing in the Postwar Decade ( New York: Free Press, 1965), 369-71.
4.
Frederik Barth, "Introduction," in Ethnic Groups and Boundaries: The Social Organization of Cultural Difference, edited by Frederik Barth ( Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1969), 9- 38; Werner Sollors, Beyond Ethnicity Consent and Descent in American Culture ( New York: Oxford University Press, 1986), 20-39.
5.
On Michigan's Yankee population, see Gregory S. Rose, "South Central Michigan Yankees," Michigan History 70, no. 2 ( March 1986): 32-39.
6.
Richard Lyle Power, Planting Corn Belt Culture: The Impress of the Upland Southerner and Yankee in the Old Northwest, vol. 2( Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Publica-

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