A southern black community’s struggle to defend itself against racist groups.
The History, Traditions, and Culture of African Americans
An illustrated collection of essays on the history of African Americans.
The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews
Envisioning Israel examines the deeply entwined yet often problematic historical relationship between American Jewry and the Jewish community in Israel and its predecessor, the yishuv, the Jewish settlement in Palestine from the 1880s until 1948
Henry M. Leland
Master of Precision is the fascinating firsthand account of Henry Martyn Leland's life and work during the early days of the automobile industry.
A Source Book
This important volume provides the first complete single-volume reference source for American Jewish history.
This illuminating biography of Isaac Leeser reconstructs his personal struggles, pioneer efforts on behalf of American Judaism, and visions of a viable American-Jewish synthesis.
A Biography of Mordecai M. Kaplan
Judaism Faces the Twentieth Century is the first critical examination of the early life of Mordecai Caplet—the sources of his inspiration, the evolution of his thought as a religious ideologue, and his inner struggles.
Keweenaw Native Copper 1500-1870
The Making of a Mining District is the first book to fully document the Keweenaw Peninsula of northern Michigan’s large amount of pure metallic "native" state, and the unique value of these deposits.
The Diary of Schoolmaster Henry Hobart, 1863-1864
Hobart centered his narrative on Cliff Mine, one of the leading producers of copper in the world and the primary employer in the town of Clifton.
Lumbermen and Laborers in Saginaw, Bay City, and Muskegon, 1870-1905
This study is a comprehensive history of these lumbertowns from their inception as frontier settlements to their emergence as reshaped industrial centers.
A Pioneer Anthology
The Making of Michigan is a wide-ranging collection of primary accounts of life in Michigan during the pioneer period.
A Psychobiographical Inquiry
In this book, Hofling turns his attention to the psychological context in which Custer operated in order to understand the decisions which produced his final disaster.
Comanche—The Horse Who Survived Custer’s Last Stand
His Very Silence Speaks addresses larger issues such as the human relationship to animals and nature, cross-cultural differences in the ways animals are perceived, and the symbolic use of living and legendary animals in human cognition and communication.
The German Jewish Community of Washington Heights, 1933-1983, Its Structure and Culture
Using organizational bulletins, surveys, interviews, and personal observations and anecdotes, Lowenstein paints a picture of a unique lifestyle now in the process of merging into American Jewry and disappearing.
The Experience of the Black Soldier, World War II
The interviews disclose the brutality of the unseen wars black servicemen fought when confronted with the official army policy of segregation and by attitudes in southern communities, as well as overseas.