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The JDC at 100

A Century of Humanitarianism

Edited by Avinoam Patt, Atina Grossmann, Linda G. Levi, and Maud S. Mandel

The history of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee from its origins in 1914 through its first century.

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814342343
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814342350

Night Manual

Poems by David Hornibrook

Reflections on grief, family, and faith set against the seasonal changes and landscapes of Michigan.

Paperback
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346624
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346631

The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson

Edited with an Introduction by Lori Harrison-Kahan

Collection of articles and fiction by pioneering journalist and turn-of-the-twentieth-century feminist, Miriam Michelson.

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346082
Paperback
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343579
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343586

Unblinking

Stories by Lisa Lenzo

An unflinching look at race, class, life after death, disability, and family.

Paperback
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346716
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346723

Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Edited by Rachel S. Harris

Pedagogical resource to help faculty prepare courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict in any discipline.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346761
Paperback
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346778
eBOOK
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346785

A True Blue Idea

Marina Colasanti
Translated by Adria Frizzi

A modern classic comprising spare and surprising tales by one of Latin America's premier storytellers.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346396

Kugel and Frijoles

Latino Jews in the United States

Laura Limonic

Exploration of ethnic identity and community building through stories of contemporary Latino Jews.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345757
Paperback
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345764
eBOOK
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345771

Saint Peter and the Goldfinch

Poems by Jack Ridl

A collection of meditations and reflections on being.

Paperback
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346457
eBOOK
Available April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346464

Teaching Fairy Tales

Edited by Nancy L. Canepa

Pedagogical models and methodologies for engaging with fairy tales in the classroom.

Printed Paper Cased
Available March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345696
Paperback
Available March 2019
ISBN: 9780814339350
eBOOK
Available March 2019
ISBN: 9780814339367

Ragged Anthem

Poems by Chris Dombrowski

Searing new poems from a vital American voice.

Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814346532
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814346549

Welcome to Replica Dodge

A Memoir by Natalie Ruth Joynton

A story about place, interfaith, and what it means to come home.

Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345573
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345580

Guardians of Detroit

Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City

Jeff Morrison

Building-by-building pictorial and historical survey of the remarkable collection of architectural sculpture found in Detroit.

Hardback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345702
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345719

Birth of the Binge

Serial TV and the End of Leisure

Dennis Broe

A deep-dive into the practice and execution of contemporary television viewing.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345979
Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345269
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345276

African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness

Edited by Mark A. Reid

Employs an interdisciplinary critical approach to discuss a selected group of black-oriented films.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345498
Paperback
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345481
eBOOK
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345504

Staging Fairyland

Folklore, Children's Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime

Jennifer Schacker

Examines pantomime and theatricality in nineteenth-century histories of folklore and the fairy tale.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345917
Paperback
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345900
eBOOK
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345924

Cinematic Cryptonymies

The Absent Body in Postwar Film

Ofer Eliaz

How postwar film represents absent bodies via the cinematic practices of audiovisual erasure by key filmmakers.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345610
Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345627
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345634

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