Lake Effects: Great Lakes Theme Semester

Welcome back! Dive into the new year by checking out some books for the Winter 2020 LSA Great Lakes Theme Semester. January books on display in the Shapiro Lobby highlight the history, culture, ecology, and more of the Great Lakes region!

Explore history of industry in the Great Lakes region in books like Mine to Mill: History of the Great Lakes Iron Trade and Hollowed Ground: Copper Mining and Community Building on Lake Superior. Stories from the Wreckage and   focus on regional maritime culture.

Learn about regional Native American history through Countering Colonization: Native American Women and Great Lakes missions, Masters of Empire: Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America, and Contested Territories: Native Americans and non-natives in the lower Great Lakes.

Many books center on issues surrounding the waters of the Great Lakes region and their importance. To learn more check out Cleaning Up the Great Lakes, The Great Lakes Water Wars, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, and Great Lakes for Sale

This spreadsheet provides a complete list of the books on display and can help you locate the books after the display comes down.