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Traditions, Traps and Trends

Transfer of Knowledge in Arctic Regions

Jarich Oosten & Barbara Helen Miller, Editors

An edited collection that surveys Indigenous knowledge practices in northern Canada, Greenland, and Scandinavia.

Paperback
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9781772123722

Toast of the Town

The Life and Times of Sunnie Wilson

Sunnie Wilson with John Cohassey

The life and times of Sunnie Wilson reflected on the changes in Detroit over the last sixty years.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343876
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343883

The Burden

African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery

Edited by Rochelle Riley
Foreword by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Examines the continued emotional, economic, and cultural enslavement of African Americans in the twenty-first century.

Hardback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345146
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345153

Survival and Regeneration

Detroit’s American Indian Community

Edmund Jefferson Danziger, Jr.

Survival and Regeneration tells the story of Detroit's significant and oft-forgotten Native American community.

Paperback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343326
eBOOK
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343333

Brewed in Michigan

The New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State

William Rapai

A celebration of Michigan craft beer.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342107
eBOOK
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342114

Relief after Hardship

The Ottoman Turkish Model for The Thousand and One Days

Ulrich Marzolph

Contributes to the history of Middle Eastern narrative lore and its impact on Western tradition.

Hardback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342770
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342763

Mother Goose Refigured

A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault’s Fairy Tales

Christine A. Jones

Mother Goose Refigured presents annotated translations of Charles Perrault’s 1697 fairy tales that attend to the irony and ambiguity in the original French and provide a fresh take on heroines and heroes that have become household names in North America.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338926
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338933

Cinderella across Cultures

New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, Gillian Lathey, Monika Wozniak

Examines the tale of Cinderella as a fascinating, multilayered, and ever-changing story constantly reinvented in different media and traditions.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341551
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341568

From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl

Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West

Mayako Murai

Brings contemporary Japanese literary and artistic fairy-tale adaptations into conversation with Euro-American feminist fairy-tale re-creation and scholarship.

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339497
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339503

Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere

Place and Space

Ruth Panofsky & Kathleen Kellett, Editors
Susan Brown & Mary-Jo Romaniuk, Foreword

Fourteen essays map Canadian literary and cultural products via advances in digital humanities research methodologies.

Paperback
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 9781772120493

A Canadian Girl in South Africa

A Teacher’s Experiences in the South African War, 1899–1902

E. Maud Graham
Edited and with an Introduction by Michael Dawson, Catherine Gidney, and Susanne M. Klausen

Canadian woman writes of teaching in concentration camps following South African War in 1902.

Paperback
Published: July 2015
ISBN: 9781772120462

Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties

Intimate Partner Violence, Community Resources and Faith

Irene Sevcik, Michael Rothery, Nancy Nason-Clark, and Robert Pynn

Benefits of secular and sacral communities working together to help victims of intimate partner violence.

Paperback
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9781772120509
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Erotic Infidelities

Love and Enchantment in Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber

Kimberly J. Lau

Explores the peculiar enchantments at the heart of Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber and Carter’s commitment to imagining unforeseen possibilities for heterosexual love and desire.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339336
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339343

The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel

Edited by Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm

The first collection to take critical look at the international movement to boycott Israel.

Paperback
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780990331605
eBOOK
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780990331612

Disability, Deformity, and Disease in the Grimms' Fairy Tales

Ann Schmiesing

A pioneering look at portrayals of disability, deformity, and disease in the Grimms’ Children’s and Household Tales within a sociohistorical framework and from a disability studies perspective.

Paperback
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338414
eBOOK
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338421
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Grimms' Tales around the Globe

The Dynamics of Their International Reception

Edited by Vanessa Joosen and Gillian Lathey

A systematic study of various factors in the international reception of Grimms’ fairy tales.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339206
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339213
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Revisioning Red Riding Hood around the World

An Anthology of International Retellings

Sandra L. Beckett

Collects more than fifty versions of the Little Red Riding Hood story from a wide range of countries and cultures.

Paperback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334799
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Embodying Hebrew Culture

Aesthetics, Athletics, and Dance in the Jewish Community of Mandate Palestine

Nina S. Spiegel

Details the creation of a Hebrew cultural aesthetic that was intentionally and distinctly physical.

Hardback
Published: June 2013
ISBN: 9780814336366
eBOOK
Published: June 2013
ISBN: 9780814336373

Métis in Canada

History, Identity, Law and Politics

Christopher Adams, Gregg Dahl & Ian Peach

Twelve essays look at Canadian Métis today in terms of history, identity, law, and politics.

Paperback
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780888646408
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Revolution Detroit

Strategies for Urban Reinvention

John Gallagher

A practical guide to what's working in urban reinvention with examples drawn from Detroit and other cities.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338711
eBOOK
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338575

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