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Crusader for Justice

Federal Judge Damon J. Keith

Compiled, written, and edited by Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman
Foreword by Mitch Albom

A complete biography of one of the seminal figures in American jurisprudence.

Hardback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814338452
eBOOK
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814338469
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Reimagining Detroit

Opportunities for Redefining an American City

John Gallagher

Suggests ways for Detroit to become a smaller but better city in the twenty first century and proposes productive uses for the city’s vacant spaces.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334690
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814336052
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American Salvage

Bonnie Jo Campbell

A lush and rowdy collection of stories set in a rural Michigan landscape, where wildlife, jobs, and ways of life are vanishing.

Hardback
Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780814334867
eBOOK
Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780814334911
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American City

Detroit Architecture, 1845-2005

Text by Robert Sharoff
Photographs by William Zbaren

A stunning tribute to Detroit’s architectural heritage, this book features 90 full-color photographs of the city’s most impressive buildings.

Hardback
Published: October 2005
ISBN: 9780814332702

Leaving Springfield

The Simpsons and the Possibility of Oppositional Culture

Edited by John Alberti

A study of the landmark television program The Simpsons which focuses on the show’s dual roles as subversive political satire and mainstream mass media hit.

Paperback
Published: December 2003
ISBN: 9780814328491

AIA Detroit

The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture

Eric J. Hill, FAIA
John Gallagher

A beautifully designed resource that takes readers on a tour of greater Detroit’s many architectural wonders and special landmarks.

Paperback
Published: November 2002
ISBN: 9780814331200

Brewed in Detroit

Breweries and Beers Since 1830

Peter H. Blum

Brewed in Detroit describes the history of the brewing industry in the Detroit metropolitan area from its beginning in the 1830s to the present revival by microbrewers and brewpubs.

Hardback
Published: October 1999
ISBN: 9780814326619

The Northern Lights

Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes

Charles K. Hyde
Color Photographs by Ann and John Mahan

The Northern Lights captures the beauty, history, and significance of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, and illuminates the rich maritime history of the region.

Hardback
Published: May 1995
ISBN: 9780814325544

Voices of the Self

A Study of Language Competence

Keith Gilyard

An exploration of the key issues of language education for African Americans.

Paperback
Published: July 1991
ISBN: 9780814322253
eBOOK
Published: July 1991
ISBN: 9780814339114

The Spook Who Sat by the Door

Sam Greenlee

An explosive, award-winning novel in the black literary tradition, The Spook Who Sat by the Door is both a satire of the civil rights problems in the United States in the late 1960s and a serious attempt to focus on the issue of black miltancy.

Paperback
Published: May 1989
ISBN: 9780814322468

Michigan Voices

Our State’s History in the Words of the People Who Lived It

Compiled and Edited by Joe Grimm

A fascinating assemblage of old family letters, diaries, journals, photos, and other memorabilia, Michigan Voices introduces the reader to a more personal side of the state’s history.

Paperback
Published: October 1987
ISBN: 9780814319680

Latin Via Ovid

A First Course

Norma Goldman and Jacob E. Nyenhuis

Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool designed to achieve proficiency at Latin in one year at the college level, two years at the high school or intermediate level.

Hardback
Published: September 1982
ISBN: 9780814317327

Greek Realities

Life and Thought in Ancient Greece

Finley Hooper

A history of ancient Greek life and thought from the Mycenaean kings to Alexander, Aristotle and Diogenes.

Paperback
Published: August 1978
ISBN: 9780814315972

Roman Realities

Finley Hooper

Based on the major primary sources of Roman history, this book recalls the experiences of the ancient Romans through a thousand years of their history.

Paperback
Published: January 1978
ISBN: 9780814315941