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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

People, Law, and Politics

David Gardner Chardavoyne

A chronological history of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, from its beginnings in the 1830s to the present.

Hardback
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814334614
eBOOK
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814337202
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The Waning of Emancipation

Jewish History, Memory, and the Rise of Fascism in Germany, France, and Hungary

Guy Miron

Explores the role of public memory and images of the past in the Jewish communities of Germany, France, and Hungary as they faced changing political and social conditions.

Hardback
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814334706
eBOOK
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814337080

Holy Dissent

Jewish and Christian Mystics in Eastern Europe

Edited by Glenn Dynner
Foreword by Moshe Rosman

Brings together highly regarded scholars of Jewish and Christian mysticism in Eastern Europe to analyze the overlap of mysticism in the two religions.

Hardback
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814335178
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Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814335970
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Detroitland

A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit’s Past

Richard Bak
Foreword by Neal Rubin

Compelling historical snapshots of figures and episodes in Detroit history, from the familiar to the obscure.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334997

The Independent Orders of B'nai B'rith and True Sisters

Pioneers of a New Jewish Identity, 1843-1914

Cornelia Wilhelm

Explores the roles of the two oldest American Jewish fraternal organizations in the process of American Jewish identity formation.

Hardback
Published: July 2011
ISBN: 9780814334034
eBOOK
Published: July 2011
ISBN: 9780814337059

Bread to Eat and Clothes to Wear

Letters from Jewish Migrants in the Early Twentieth Century

Gur Alroey

Collects and analyzes letters from Jewish men and women in the early stages of migrating from Eastern Europe.

Paperback
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814335192
eBOOK
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814335833

Monopoly on Wheels

Henry Ford and the Selden Automobile Patent

William Greenleaf
With a New Introduction by David L. Lewis

Examines the eight-year legal fight to overturn the Selden automobile patent in the early days of the American auto industry.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335123
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335840

Star Songs and Water Spirits

A Great Lakes Native Reader

Edited by Victoria Brehm

Set in the natural environment of the seasonal year, the selections explain cultural concepts and show how modern Native literature reflects tradition.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780984334001

In Her Hands

The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia

Eliyana R. Adler

Illuminates the role that private schools for Jewish girls played in Russian Jewish society and documents their influence on contemporary political discourse and educational innovation.

Hardback
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814334928
eBOOK
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814336854

Our Exodus

Leon Uris and the Americanization of Israel’s Founding Story

M. M. Silver

Examines the phenomenon of Exodus and its influence on post–World War II understandings of Israel’s beginnings.

Hardback
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814334430
eBOOK
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814336397
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Picturing Hemingway's Michigan

Michael R. Federspiel

A compilation of personal photographs, historical images, and written excerpts illuminating Ernest Hemingway’s significant ties to northern Michigan.

Hardback
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780814334478

A Jew in the Public Arena

The Career of Israel Zangwill

Meri-Jane Rochelson

Examines the fascinating and controversial career of Israel Zangwill—author, journalist, feminist, Zionist, and the first Jewish celebrity of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 9780814334935
eBOOK
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 9780814340837

Unwitting Zionists

The Jewish Community of Zakho in Iraqi Kurdistan

Haya Gavish

A study of the Iraqi Jewish community of Zakho that investigates the community’s attachment to the Land of Israel, the effects of Zionist activity, and immigration to Palestine and Israel.

Hardback
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814333662
eBOOK
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814336892

Storied Independent Automakers

Nash, Hudson, and American Motors

Charles K. Hyde

Explores the business history of three major independent American automakers—Nash Motor Company, the Hudson Motor Car Company, and the American Motors Company—that faced fierce competition from the "Big Three."

Hardback
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814334461
eBOOK
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814340868

Revolutionary Detroit

Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805

Edited by Denver Brunsman and Joel Stone

This essay collection highlights the rich cultural history of Detroit during the American revolutionary era as the frontier outpost shifted, in one generation, from French to British to American control.

Paperback
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780615321141

A History of Wayne State University in Photographs

Evelyn Aschenbrenner
With an Introduction by Charles K. Hyde and a Foreword by Bill McGraw

Showcases the founding, development, and growth of Wayne State University, Michigan’s third largest public university, in historical photographs.

Hardback
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814332825
eBOOK
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814335673

Finding Home and Homeland

Jewish Youth and Zionism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

Avinoam J. Patt

An inspiring examination of young survivors of the Holocaust and their role in the creation of the state of Israel.

Hardback
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814334263

Challenges of Equality

Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France

Jeffrey Haus

Explores the relationship between Judaism, state, and education in France from the establishment of the Jewish Consistory in 1808 until the separation of church and state in 1905.

Hardback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333808
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814335499

Stories Told

Stories and Images of the Berger Inquiry, Second Edition

Patrick Scott

Collected stories from people living in Northern Canada, told during the Berger Inquiry in 1975.

Paperback
Published: November 2008
ISBN: 9780973884524
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Race and Remembrance

A Memoir

Arthur L. Johnson

Memoir of respected Detroit civic and civil rights leader Arthur L. Johnson.

Hardback
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333709
eBOOK
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814337493

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