Strangers and Sojourners A History of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula by Arthur W. Thurner
From the book jacket: "The definitive history of Michigan's Copper Country. Thurner analyzes community building, first by Native Americans and then by a surprising array of European immigrants. He explains the rise and eventual decline of copper mining on the Keweenaw Peninsula, as well as the shifting relationship between mine managers and workers. A major contribution to American social and labor history. " —Louise C. Wade, University of Oregon; author of Chicago's Pride: The Stockyards, Packingtown, and Environs in the Nineteenth Century Arthur W. Thurner is Professor Emeritus at DePaul University, Chicago. He is the author of "Calumet Copper and People" and "Rebels on the Range: The Michigan Copper Miners ' Strike of 1913-14." He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.