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New & Forthcoming

Jewish Women's History from Antiquity to the Present

Edited by Federica Francesconi and Rebecca Lynn Winer

A survey of Jewish women’s history from biblical times to the twenty-first century.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814346303
$99.99
Paperback
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814346310
$49.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814346327

London Yiddishtown

East End Jewish Life in Yiddish Sketch and Story, 1930–1950: Selected Works of Katie Brown, A. M. Kaizer, and I. A. Lisky

Translated with Introductions and Commentary by Vivi Lachs

Lively and engaging new view of London’s Jewish East End through translated stories of its Yiddish writers.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348482
$92.99
Paperback
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348475
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348499

Disputed Messiahs

Jewish and Christian Messianism in the Ashkenazic World during the Reformation

Rebekka Voß
Translated by John Crutchfield

Jewish and Christian messianic thought and activism in the Reformation era in the Ashkenazic world.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814341643
$94.99
Paperback
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348611
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814341650

100 Years of the Detroit Historical Society

Joel Stone

A behind-the-scenes look at the creation and evolution of a cultural institution in Detroit.

Paperback
Available December 2021
ISBN: 9780814348871
$24.99
eBOOK
Available December 2021
ISBN: 9780814348888

Hawaii Five-O

Brian Faucette

A lively examination of the classic 1960s American crime show.

Paperback
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814344323
$19.99
eBOOK
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814344330

Cannibalizing Queer

Brazilian Cinema from 1970 to 2015

João Nemi Neto

Puts forward a new, provocative history of queer cinema in Brazil.

Printed Paper Cased
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814346099
$94.99
Paperback
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814346105
$35.99
eBOOK
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814346112

"No Equal Justice"

The Legacy of Civil Rights Icon George W. Crockett Jr.

Edward J. Littlejohn and Peter J. Hammer

The story of Civil Rights icon and Black lawyer who fought racism and political oppression with uncommon devotion.

Hardback
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814348765
$36.99
eBOOK
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814348772

You Cannot Resist Me When My Hair Is in Braids

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

Lyrical, hilarious, and heartbreaking collection exploring Asian American identity, love, community, and power.

Paperback
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814349410
$18.99
eBOOK
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814349427

The Americans

Linda Mizejewski

Explores The Americans as a groundbreaking series that brilliantly merged the spy genre and domestic melodrama.

Paperback
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814347430
$19.99
eBOOK
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814347447

Woman Up

Invoking Feminism in Quality Television

Julia Havas

Critically analyzes the discursive relationship between cultural value and popular feminism in American television.

Printed Paper Cased
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346556
$94.99
Paperback
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346563
$34.99
eBOOK
Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346570

Mothers of Invention

Film, Media, and Caregiving Labor

Edited by So Mayer and Corinn Columpar

Examines the role that parenting, as a theme and practice, plays in film and media cultures.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814348536
$94.99
Paperback
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814348529
$34.99
eBOOK
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814348543

The Outer Limits

Joanne Morreale

Provides a history and criticism of an important disrupting force in early science-fiction television programming.

Paperback
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347454
$19.99
eBOOK
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347461

Detroit's Wayne State University Law School

Future Leaders in the Legal Community

Alan Schenk

Account of the critical role students played in the history of an urban public law school.

Hardback
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347614
$39.99
eBOOK
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347621

American Television during a Television Presidency

Edited by Karen McNally

Explores the ways television documents, satirizes, and critiques the political era of the Trump presidency.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814349366
$94.99
Paperback
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814349359
$36.99
eBOOK
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814349373

Fear and Other Stories

Chana Blankshteyn
Translated by Anita Norich

Translation of Chana Blankshteyn’s stories depicting the tumultuous interwar years in Europe.

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349281
$92.99
Paperback
Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349274
$34.99
eBOOK
Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349298

Far Company

Poems by Cindy Hunter Morgan

Poems that underscore how we commune with those long loved and long gone.

Paperback
Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349526
$16.99
eBOOK
Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349533

Hadha Baladuna

Arab American Narratives of Boundary and Belonging

Edited by Ghassan Zeineddine, Nabeel Abraham, and Sally Howell

Essays and poems exploring the diverse range of the Arab American experience.

Paperback
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349250
$24.95
eBOOK
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349267

Raising Bean

Essays on Laughing and Living

W. S. Penn

Essays from a Native American grandfather to help navigate life’s difficult experiences.

Paperback
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349304
$18.99
eBOOK
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349311

More than Parcels

Wartime Aid for Jews in Nazi-Era Camps and Ghettos

Edited by Jan Lánícek and Jan Lambertz

Essays mapping the history of relief parcels sent to Jewish prisoners during World War II.

Printed Paper Cased
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349236
$92.99
Paperback
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349229
$39.99
eBOOK
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349243

Sepher Yosippon

A Tenth-Century History of Ancient Israel

Introduced and Translated by Steven B. Bowman

The seminal medieval history of the Second Commonwealth period of ancient Jewish history.

Printed Paper Cased
Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814349441
$99.99
Paperback
Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814349434
$49.99
eBOOK
Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814349458