Roads to Prosperity
Economic Development Lessons from Midsize Canadian Cities
Explores popular economic development strategies in midsize Canadian urban areas.
Great Lakes Island Escapes
Ferries and Bridges to Adventure
A comprehensive travelogue and guidebook exploring island adventures on many of the 135 islands accessible by ferry or bridge in the Great Lakes Basin.
A Fluid Frontier
Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland
New research on the long, shared struggle for freedom by people of African descent in the Detroit River borderland from a uniquely bi-national perspective.
Reconfiguring Citizenship and National Identity in the North American Literary Imagination
Explores how traditional notions of citizenship are contested and altered through literature.
Printed Paper Cased
The Fall and Recapture of Detroit in the War of 1812
In Defense of William Hull
Details the first major U.S. setback in the War of 1812 and analyzes the background and aftermath of Hull’s surrender.
The Slasher Killings
A Canadian Sex-Crime Panic, 1945-1946
Examines the postwar Windsor slasher killings and the social consequences of the public paranoia that followed.
In the Shadow of Detroit
Gordon M. McGregor, Ford of Canada, and Motoropolis
An automotive history title that fills a gap in common understanding of the early automobile industry in the Windsor-Detroit international region.
Rum Running and the Roaring Twenties
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.