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South Slavs in Michigan (SIGNED)

Cetinich, Daniel

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ISBN 10: 0870136437 / ISBN 13: 9780870136436
Published by Michigan State University Press; East Lansing, 2003
Condition: As New Soft cover
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Michigan State University Press; East Lansing. 2003. INSCRIBED First Edition Softbound in AS NEW, FINE Condition. INSCRIBED on half-title: To David, who not only is interested in the Germans in Michigan but also the South Slavs. You are a true citizen of the world.-- Daniel Cetinich & dated 18 December 2003" in year of publication. A flawless copy & RARE in a signed version. Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Bookseller Inventory # 509541

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Title: South Slavs in Michigan (SIGNED)

Publisher: Michigan State University Press; East Lansing

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The South Slavs of Michigan—Slovenes, Croats, Serbs, Macedonians, and Bosnian Muslims—are a microcosm of the immigration waves of southern and eastern Europeans who came to the United States between 1880 and 1924. History has almost forgotten these immigrants, who were instrumental in developing the large urban centers of Michigan and the United States, and who specifically contributed to development of the auto industry and struck in 1913–1914 for better working conditions in the copper mines of the Upper Peninsula. While labor problems were the primary obstacles confronting Michigan’s South Slavs, the painful process of acculturation has since dimmed their very real accomplishments. As Daniel Cetinich shows, South Slavs helped shape both a regional and national civilization in North America with their hands, backs, feet, and the labor organizations they helped create.

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Daniel Cetinich is at City College of San Francisco. He has written and published extensively on South Slavs in both national and regional media.

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