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Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History

Nancy Sinkoff

Intellectual biography of Holocaust historian Lucy S. Dawidowicz.

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Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345108
$34.99
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Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345115
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The Queen Next Door

Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait

Linda Solomon
With a Foreword by Burt Bacharach and Afterword by Sabrina Vonne' Owens

Reflections on the life of Aretha Franklin captured in exclusive photographs by her friend, photojournalist Linda Solomon.

Hardback
Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347287
$34.99
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Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347294
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John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age

Brian C. Wilson

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age is the remarkable story of the spiritual search of one of Michigan’s most successful entrepreneurs, a search that culminated in the Fetzer Institute whose ambitious mission is nothing less than the spiritual transformation of the world.

Hardback
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814345306
$34.99
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Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814345313

Bold Boys in Michigan History

Patricia Majher

Biographical sketches of twenty notable young men with ties to Michigan.

Paperback
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344545
$14.99
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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344552

White Squall

Sailing the Great Lakes

Edited by Victoria Brehm

White Squall is a history of the lakes written by those who knew them best in all weather and all eras from the beginning to the present.

Paperback
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780970260611
$29.95
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Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780970260697
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Building the Modern World

Albert Kahn in Detroit

Michael H. Hodges

A photographically rich biography of protean architect Albert Kahn.

Hardback
Published: April 2018
ISBN: 9780814340356
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2018
ISBN: 9780814340363

The Life and Work of Ludwig Lewisohn

Volume 1: "A Touch of Wildness"

Ralph Melnick

Biography of Ludwig Lewisohn’s life until 1934, an imposing literary figure in America and Europe during the first half of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344675
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344668

Life and Work of Ludwig Lewisohn, Volume II

"This Dark and Desperate Age"

Ralph Melnick

This second volume portrays Lewisohn's last decades as an outspoken opponent of Nazi Germany.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345047
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345030

Maurice Sugar

Law, Labor, and the Left in Detroit, 1912-1950

Christopher H. Johnson

A biography of the life of Maurice Sugar, a labor activist and lawyer for the United Auto Workers, highlighting his struggles of the early 1930s to bring the union message to Detroit.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344835
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814340042

The Iron Hunter

Chase S. Osborn
With an Introduction by Robert M. Warner

Autobiography of Michigan’s controversial governor from the Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343951
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814335857

Independent Man

The Life of Senator James Couzens

Harry Barnard
With an Introduction by David L. Lewis

The only book-length biography of a major Michigan figure who served as Detroit’s mayor and contributed to the early success of the Ford Motor Company.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343968
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814335871

John Jacob Astor

Business and Finance in the Early Republic

John Denis Haeger

Biography of John Jacob Astor's life and his career as a merchant, fur trader, and land speculator as vehicles for examining several important themes and issues in American economic and urban development between 1790 and 1860.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343449
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343432

All-American Anarchist

Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement

Carlotta R. Anderson

All-American Anarchist offers a comprehensive biography of influential Detroit labor activist Joseph A. Labadie.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343265
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343272

Michigan Opera Theatre

The DiChiera Legacy

Timothy Paul Lentz

History of David DiChiera's tenure with Michigan Opera Theatre and his significant contribution to the renaissance of the city of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780692794937
$30.00
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Designing Detroit

Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture

Michael G. Smith

Shines a light on Detroit architect Wirt Rowland who, until now, has largely slipped into obscurity.

Hardback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339794
$44.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339800

Young Henry Ford

A Picture History of the First Forty Years

by Sidney Olson

Young Henry Ford is a visual and textual presentation of the first forty years of Henry Ford.

Paperback
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814343050
$29.99
Hardback
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814312247
$36.95
eBOOK
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814339954

Friends, Families & Forays

Scenes from the Life and Times of Henry Ford

by Ford R. Bryan

An illustrated collection of essays about the various people, events, and experiments from Henry Ford’s lifetime.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814331095
$34.99
Hardback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814331088
$31.95
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Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814336847
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Justus S. Stearns

Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal Baron, 1845-1933

Michael W. Nagle

Examines a major Michigan timber baron and political figure who also founded a coal-mining empire in Kentucky.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341261
$39.99
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Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341278
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Yamasaki in Detroit

A Search for Serenity

John Gallagher

Explores the life, creative drive, and notable projects of modernist architect Minoru Yamasaki.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341193
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341209

Race, Religion, and the Pulpit

Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit

Julia Marie Robinson

Hardback
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814332917
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340370

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