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The Dodge Brothers

The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy

Charles K. Hyde

The first comprehensive biography of John and Horace Dodge and the history of their company, Dodge Brothers.

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Published: April 2005
ISBN: 9780814332467
eBOOK
Published: April 2005
ISBN: 9780814337806
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The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough

An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship

Edited with an Introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick
Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

An important autobiography that reveals the story of William Sanders Scarborough who rose out of slavery to become a renowned classical philologist and African American icon.

Hardback
Published: December 2004
ISBN: 9780814332245
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A Different Image

The Legacy of Broadside Press

Edited by Gloria House, Albert M. Ward, and Rosemary Weatherston

A collection of work from six of Broadside Press’s most influential poets during the 1960s and 1970s.

Paperback
Published: September 2004
ISBN: 9780911550979

Fairy Tales and Feminism

New Approaches

Edited by Donald Haase

Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.

Paperback
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330302
eBOOK
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814340820

Caribbean Labor and Politics

Legacies of Cheddi Jagan and Michael Manley

Edited by Perry Mars & Alma H. Young

A pioneering collection of studies linking the political and labor backgrounds of two distinguished and dynamic leaders of the Caribbean and the Third World.

Paperback
Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780814332115
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A Hanging in Detroit

Stephen Gifford Simmons and the Last Execution under Michigan Law

David G. Chardavoyne

The first historical study—and a riveting account—of the last execution in Michigan.

Paperback
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814331330
Hardback
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814331323
eBOOK
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814337394
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Riding the Roller Coaster

A History of the Chrysler Corporation

Charles K. Hyde

The first comprehensive history of the Chrysler Corporation, this book is intended for readers interested in the history of automobiles and of American business, and for fans and critics of Chrysler’s products.

Hardback
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814330913
eBOOK
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814337813

Abandon Automobile

Detroit City Poetry 2001

Edited by Melba Joyce Boyd and M. L. Liebler

A multicultural anthology of Detroit poetry from the 1930s to the present.

Paperback
Published: September 2001
ISBN: 9780814328101

Ideology and Change

The Transformation of the Caribbean Left

Perry Mars

Leftist political movements, organizations, and trends in the English-speaking Caribbean.

Paperback
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814327692
eBOOK
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814338513

Confronting Change

Auto Labor and Lean Production in North America

Edited by Huberto Juarez Nunez and Steve Babson

A path-breaking analysis of the forces reshaping the global automobile industry.

Paperback
Published: September 1998
ISBN: 9789688632987
Published: September 1998
ISBN: 9780814328194

Bertolucci's The Last Emperor

Multiple Takes

Edited by Bruce H. Sklarew, Bonnie S. Kaufman, Ellen Handler Spitz, and Diane Borden

In this anthology, filmmakers, psychoanalysts, film scholars, and cultural historians use a psychoanalytical approach to examine Bernardo Bertolucci's epic film The Last Emperor (1988).

Paperback
Published: April 1998
ISBN: 9780814327005

New Latin American Cinema, Volume 2

Studies of National Cinemas

Edited by Michael T. Martin

This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.

Paperback
Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814325865
Hardback
Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814327067

New Latin American Cinema, Volume 1

Theories, Practices, and Transcontinental Articulations

Edited by Michael T. Martin

Volume One explores the formation of the New Latin American Cinema movement, its national and continental implications (including the diasporic/exilic experience) and transcontinental articulations through the writings of pioneer filmmakers and scholars.

Paperback
Published: April 1997
ISBN: 9780814325858
Hardback
Published: April 1997
ISBN: 9780814327050

Cinemas of the Black Diaspora

Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality

Edited by Michael T. Martin

This is a study of the cinematic traditions and film practices in the black Diaspora.

Paperback
Published: January 1996
ISBN: 9780814325889

Rum Running and the Roaring Twenties

Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway

Philip P. Mason

In Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties, Philip P. Mason provides a fascinating look at the excesses and failures of Prohibition in the United States, and specifically in Michigan.

Hardback
Published: December 1995
ISBN: 9780814325834

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

Discarded Legacy

Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E. W. Harper, 1825-1911

By Melba Joyce Boyd

In this important study, poet Melba Joyce Boyd analyzes Harper not simply as a feminist and an activist, but as a writer.

Paperback
Published: June 1994
ISBN: 9780814324899

Copper Country Journal

The Diary of Schoolmaster Henry Hobart, 1863-1864

Edited with an Introductory Essay by Philip P. Mason

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.

Paperback
Published: April 1991
ISBN: 9780814323427

Interdisciplinarity

History, Theory, & Practice

Julie Thompson Klein

In this volume, Julie Klein provides the first comprehensive study of the modern concept of interdisciplinarity, supplementing her discussion with the most complete bibliography yet compiled on the subject.

Paperback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814320884
Hardback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814320877

Introduction to the Human Sciences

An Attempt to Lay a Foundation for the Study of Society and History

Wilhelm Dilthey
Translated with an Introductory Essay by Ramon J. Betanzos

As a contribution to the issue of the methodologies of the humanities and social sciences, the Introduction works to address issues of the human sciences and their place in relations to natural sciences.

Paperback
Published: December 1988
ISBN: 9780814318980

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