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Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference

The largest of the Historical Society of Michigan's three conferences, this year’s conference offer:

Four keynotes
Twenty-five "breakout" sessions that address local and statewide history
Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit
Friday Reception featuring the musical ensemble "Michigan Strings"
Saturday Gala: We Built This County: Voices of Macomb’s Past
Two days full of "meet and greets," refreshments, and optional meals

Visit the WSU Press table in the exhibit hall to see what's new in our regional studies list! Register at http://hsmichigan.org/conferences/local-history-conference/.

Date
Friday, March 23, 2018
Venue
Wyndham Garden-Sterling Heights

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Asian Americans in Michigan

Voices from the Midwest

Edited by Sook Wilkinson and Victor Jew
With a Foreword by Frank H. Wu and an Afterword by Bich Minh Nguyen

Explores a neglected cultural and social history from a variety of perspectives.

Paperback
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814332818
eBOOK
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814339749

Building the Modern World

Albert Kahn in Detroit

Michael H. Hodges

A photographically rich biography of protean architect Albert Kahn.

Hardback
Available April 2018
ISBN: 9780814340356
eBOOK
Available April 2018
ISBN: 9780814340363
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Coney Detroit

Katherine Yung and Joe Grimm

A lively and thorough history of Detroit’s culinary icon: the coney island hot dog.

Paperback
Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814335185
eBOOK
Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814337189
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Detroit 1967

Origins, Impacts, Legacies

Edited by Joel Stone
With a Foreword by Thomas J. Sugrue

Examines relationships between black and white Detroit residents through the lens of 1967, fifty years later.

Hardback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814343036
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814343043

Greetings from Detroit

Historic Postcards from the Motor City

Dan Austin

A pictorial history of Detroit through postcards.

Paperback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814344118
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814344125