By WSU Faculty
The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy
The first comprehensive biography of John and Horace Dodge and the history of their company, Dodge Brothers.
An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship
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.
The Legacy of Broadside Press
A collection of work from six of Broadside Press’s most influential poets during the 1960s and 1970s.
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.
Legacies of Cheddi Jagan and Michael Manley
A pioneering collection of studies linking the political and labor backgrounds of two distinguished and dynamic leaders of the Caribbean and the Third World.
Stephen Gifford Simmons and the Last Execution under Michigan Law
The first historical study—and a riveting account—of the last execution in Michigan.
A History of the Chrysler Corporation
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.
Detroit City Poetry 2001
A multicultural anthology of Detroit poetry from the 1930s to the present.
The Transformation of the Caribbean Left
Leftist political movements, organizations, and trends in the English-speaking Caribbean.
Auto Labor and Lean Production in North America
A path-breaking analysis of the forces reshaping the global automobile industry.
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).
Studies of National Cinemas
This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.
Theories, Practices, and Transcontinental Articulations
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.
Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality
This is a study of the cinematic traditions and film practices in the black Diaspora.
Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway
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.
Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes
The Northern Lights captures the beauty, history, and significance of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, and illuminates the rich maritime history of the region.
Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E. W. Harper, 1825-1911
In this important study, poet Melba Joyce Boyd analyzes Harper not simply as a feminist and an activist, but as a writer.
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.
History, Theory, & Practice
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.
An Attempt to Lay a Foundation for the Study of Society and History
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.